Sunday, September 4, 2011

OSR Challenge of September Short Adventurers - Day Four


(The Foul Breed): A Get Ready, Get Set, Go! (D20 3.5) adventure set in (Dragonlance)

Get Ready:
  • Your are in a small the town of located just on the border of the territory of the Black Dragon Armies. Your party enters a local shrine and startles a priest who appears to be hiding something…

Get Set:
  • The priest name is Hexvel and he is masquerading as a ‘good aligned’ priest of Paladine but is actually a priest of Takhesis.
  • He has been selling cure light wound potions to adventuring parties that are really cause light wounds and harm potions. Each time he is confronted he tries to get the players to believe that it was a ‘bad batch’.
  • Go!:
  • Hexvel recently acquired a bronze dragon egg and the knowledge of how to create Baaz draconians. It is his hope that he can use the dragon egg to cause havoc in the town long enough for the Black Dragon army to invade.

Notable NPCs:
  • Hexvel (clr 5) will attempt to befriend the party and get them to purchase some of his clw potions (cause wounds). 
  • He will also attempt to get them to guard the entrance to the shrine while he prays to Paladine for their health.

2 comments:

  1. Insidious scheming meets snake oil salesman, and a good thing too because I think the second theme is underrepresented out there - small scale plots would presumably be more common than world ends. This is a good addition to the range.

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  2. Things not always being what they first appear to be is a wonderful tool for writing horror or fantasy. I apologize as I am still under the weather. I spent all day catching up on Thundercats and watching documentaries about the early israelites and a neat one by Steven Hawking regarding time travel.

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