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Dead by Dawn: A Starting Adventure for Shadow of the Demon Lord

Dead by Dawn: A Starting Adventure for Shadow of the Demon Lord RPGEven as the darkness from the Void casts its shadow across Urth, there are other dangers found lurking in the gloamings of the world. Some perils seek to entrap the innocent. Some are never defeated, their evils only delayed for a time. And at least one hungers for blood and meat to sustain its immortality. Tonight, this horror sets out to feed its vile hunger with fresh flesh.

A love letter to every story about holding down a bad position against even worse people, whether the attackers are human or not quite, Dead by Dawn is an adventure written for a group of three to five starting characters. In it, the player characters must find a way to survive an onslaught of undead, driven by a malevolent nature spirit to attack a nearby inn. The characters just have to survive until sunrise.

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Slaver's Lash: A Starting Adventure for Shadow of the Demon Lord RPGSlaver’s Lash: A Starting Adventure

The emperor’s death and the subsequent collapse of the Empire loosed rampaging bands of orcs into the Empire’s provinces. While many of these orcs seek the freedom long denied to them, others see opportunity for vengeance, wealth, and power. In this adventure, a band of orc slavers has moved into the Northern Reach, plundering frontier towns for slaves to sell or use for sport. When the adventure opens, the characters are among the captives, marching toward a life in chains. The adventure ends when the characters escape captivity and reach one of the few outposts of civilization on the frontier.

The Slaver’s Lash is an adventure for starting characters for Shadow of the Demon Lord RPG. Like others of its kind, it helps you and your players determine the group’s origin story, how they come together and how they will develop their stories over time. The characters can know each other before the adventure begins, but it’s better if they don’t.

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