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The complete description of the Nine Circles of Hell is presented in three Books.  This module expands upon and completes the original 1980 Judges Guild module, Inferno.   Book Two describes the middle area of Hell, the Sixth, Seventh, and Eighth Circles, including more than thirty-five encounters.  The major locations include the River of Blood, Chiron’s Hall, Wood of Suicides, Harpy tribal trees, dens of Infernal Hounds, the Harpodrome, the Oasis of Ezrabah, the Hidden Stairs, Geryon’s Treasure Cave, and the Alchemist Keep.  The important denizens include Chiron Lord of the Centaurs of Hell, the Grand Matriarch of the Harpies of Hell, Kemmelnesses, the Diabolic Earl Geryon,  Bonifaec, and Nimrod of the Nephilim.

Information is provided about important denizens of each Circle, the sins and torments, weather, specific rules pertaining to the physical challenges faced by mortals in crossing each Circle, and random encounters.

‘Inferno: Journey though Malebolge’ shares common campaign background material with Spellbook Games’ ‘Gazetteers of Hell,’ and describes the same geography at a larger scale.  Additional background material about the conditions in Hell is found in Spellbook Game’s Gehenna Primer and Codicil of Maladies.  Information about the Devils and other unique monsters appearing in Journey through Malebolge can be found in Spellbook Games’ ‘Inferno: Bestiary.’  Information about the enchanted items found in Hell can be found in "Inferno: Treasury."

Journey through Malebolge is written for the Spellbook Games RPG rule set, ‘Portal to Adventure,’ but is usable essentially ‘as is’ with Advanced Dungeons and Dragons or any similar rule set with very little adaptation. A Games Master using Dungeons and Dragons versions 3.x, 4, or 5, or any similar rules, will require additional preparations.

Inferno: Journey through Malebolge is a finalist for the 2015 Three Castles Game Design Award, award at the North Texas RPG Convention

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