An Account of the Gadolim: The Beginning

Previously, I mentioned the hook for this series of adventures: the sage Ladan hires the player characters to search the ruins of lost Acadus for ancient texts. What I didn’t mention was that the characters are the second group Ladan hired for this purpose. You see, he had previously enlisted …

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The capital is clean and beautiful. Money flows in the markets, and comfortable housing lines the streets. It is a good place for a respectable person to be seen! Official palace statistics report that the poor are well-provided for, and numbers of homeless people living on the streets are lower …

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The coastal town of Cacheto-on-sea is a generally peaceful place with a long history of solid industry. The town’s salt mines have brought prosperity to the area, and many of the townspeople are quite well-off. Lately there have been strange happenings, however. A series of unusually aggressive diseases has struck …

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Sean, an aged widower who sells alchemical and herbal mixtures in the town of Jadeborough, has been sad lately since his wife Mary died. His only daughter Fiona left town many years ago, having abandoned her studies and fallen in with a bad crowd. The last he heard she was …

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The lake known as Merus has always been the abode of certain moon-spirits who, at their whim, bestow mystical blessings on mortals. Lately the lake has been invaded by a wicked naga — a serpent with the head of a woman — which has polluted the waters with mind-twisting poison. …

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Outside the town of Sullaham, a grand pavilion has been set up near the bridge into town; two banners, orange and red, flutter in the breeze. A pair of sibling dark knights set upon any travellers, demanding tribute before the travellers will be allowed to either pass the bridge or …

An Account of the Gadolim: Page 1

Some weeks ago, you undertook to explore the ruins of the ancient city-state of Acadus for the sage Ladan, and retrieved several books and pages of arcane interest. (EDIT: since writing this article, I’ve also written up an adventure for searching the ruins.) Ladan has been poring over them for …