Four days ago, the village of L’Mindu (on the Kalamar-Dodera
border) was attacked by the Snakehead Band. Two ogres smashed down the
town’s gate and orcs poured in behind them. During the short battle,
the orcs managed to carry off nine people and quite a bit of livestock.
The villagers killed four of the orkin invaders, but not before losing
twenty-four of their own people (mostly noncombatants) in the melee.
Many of the survivors of the attack report that the apparent leader of
the raid carried a shield painted with the face of a screeching,
When PCs arrive in L’Mindu, they will notice that the gates have been
broken down and many of the town elders approach the PCs asking them to
take revenge on the orcs and to bring back physical proof of their
”The creatures came out of the
northern hills. A hunter from our village was able to track them to a
cave there. We believe this is where they lair. In the past, the
soldiers of Dodera have assured us that they have ended threats to our
village when nothing has been done. The people of this village are
afraid. I am sorry to ask it, but could you bring back proof that you
have slain these creatures? Some token of your victory so that we may
set the hearts of the village at ease?”
This short adventure is small enough to be completed in one session by
a group of 8th-9th level characters.
10 (very dense) pages plus cover
Author: George Fields
Story/Technical Editor: Steve Johansson
This adventure originally appeared in KoDT
#219. This version is colorized and includes a Virtual Tabletop
Pack containing an unnumbered map, sizing directions for Roll20 and
tokens for all creatures involved in the scenario.