|Item Code: #AEG8320|
Title: Dawn of the Serpent
For: 3-4 characters, levels 5-7
Author: Steve Hough
Publisher: Alderac Entertainment Group
Format: 16-page book
Night has fallen and the darkness presses in like walls as you ride
along the forest road. The thin sliver of a moon above does little to
dispel the gloom. A chilling wind gently stirs the leaves and the
crisp air stings your exposed flesh. Your breath hangs in the air
forming small halos around your heads.|
Rounding a bend you see the cheerful glow of a campfire about a hundred yards ahead. You can make out the silhouettes of three figures standing around the welcoming fire. Eager to warm yourselves and perhaps share some cameraderie with fellow travelers you urge you steeds on.
As you approach, a feeling of uneasyness settles in the pit of you stomachs. The forest around you is ominously still. An oppressive silence fills the void... as if the entire forest is holding its breath expectantly.
Upon closer inspection the figures surrounding the campfire appear to be extremely life-like stone statues, their faces frozen masks of fear or surprise.
Examining the campsite, you notice a pair of deep, parallel grooves in the loamy soil leading into the brush to the north as if something heavy has been dragged away...
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