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PA1 Vault of the Faceless Giants

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This module includes several encounters that use mechanics and content from Old School Adventures™ Accessory PX1: Basic Psionics Handbook. Additionally, many of the encounters will be made more enjoyable by having a character of the mystic class in the party. If you do not plan to use the material from the Basic Psionics Handbook, some of the encounters may require modifications in order to facilitate playability. 


INTRODUCTION

Centuries ago, a temple set in the side of a cliff a few miles northwest of the village of Phoumi Sramol acted as the center of worship for evil adherents to the demon lord Rahb. During this time, livestock died, villagers disappeared, and plagues befell the area. Locals believed this was all done in service of bringing Rahb into the physical world from his Abyssal home—an island fortress known as Lanku.

Suddenly, however, all of the evil and suspicious activity around the temple ceased. Legend holds it was the great adventurer Somnang who brought an end to the evil plaguing the area, though one is never really sure with such stories retold over generations.

Now, hundreds of years later, an occurrence in the village has the locals questioning whether or not the evil is returning.

A local woman, Kanya, claims her baby was snatched from her hands in the middle of the night by followers of Rahb, dressed in loin cloths, their faces painted to resemble the many-faced demon lord.

The chief dismisses the temple’s relationship to the missing child. He suggests instead the woman “lost” the baby and that her strange tale of men in the night is pure fabrication.

If the woman is telling the truth, then there is much to be feared, and her story bears investigating—not just for the sake of the woman and the community, but for the sake of a world where this kind of evil can exist.

 
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Nicholas B November 17, 2015 4:22 pm UTC
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Will you have a print version of this available on completion (for that matter, will the Psionics book get a print version)?
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Richard L November 17, 2015 4:51 pm UTC
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Yes and yes. We've been making some minor tweaks to the Basic Psionics Handbook to prepare it for print (some tweaks to illustration resolution, and some very minor type consistency issues). Hoping to have it ready before Thanksgiving. The adventure will be getting some playtesting over the Thanksgiving holiday, and hopefully won't be too long behind the BPH as far as its print release goes.
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