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Cover of Darkness is a Pathfinder/d20/3.5 Dungeons and Dragons fantasy module for 14th-16th level characters.  The adventure takes place in a large city, the great library known as the Plane of Knowledge, and in a clifftop fortress, providing a variety of encounter locations.

This adventure includes a pre-made 15th level party of adventurers to provide a tough challenge for your players!

Cover of Darkness is a continuation of a story starring the False Heroes the nemesis and your players' party of 15th-level adventurers as the heroes. In Stealing Moments, a unique artifact known as the Silver Orb of the Ages was unleashed from the bottom of a mountain cave, carried forth by the False Heroes.

These False Heroes have traveled the land, burning villages and causing trouble.  In time, and as covered in the concluding module, Time Out of Mind, the party will chase the False Heroes to the Dream Plane, the only place where time is relative and thus out of reach of the power of the Orb.

But first, the party needs to learn more about the Orb. In this module, they will follow a trail of clues into the Plane of Knowledge and then track down a collection of tomes, through which they will become informed of the history of the Orb. However, since the Plane of Knowledge is a sprawling library of endless passageways and sections devoted to obscure subject matter, it is full of peril in every section.

The False Heroes are comprised of a collection of characters of a similar makeup as the party.  They have taken on the party's persona and have made their way across the world, using the Silver Orb of the Ages to wreak havoc on the many peoples, and have brought shame to the party's name.  This has forced the party to travel in secret, following the many tales of the False Heroes' exploits, keeping abreast of the local bardic lore, and have hunted them down throughout the multiverse.

Recently, they have heard a bard's tale that the False Heroes have been sighted in the merchant quarter of the large port city of Chaurille. Upon visiting the quarter, they locate a bookstore, where they learn that a rare book collector as been inquiring about a book describing a silver orb.

The action picks up in this second module in the Time Out of Mind trilogy!

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