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The trees part before you, revealing the crumbling walls of the ruined keep. Only hours ago, you set off after the marauding orc band responsible for the destruction of the temple of Freya and the theft of its sacred crucible. But something else waits for you within the ruined walls — something darker and far more sinister, something that has hidden from the light for ages.

A Hero's Quest

The first in a series of D20 adventures by Necromancer Games, The Crucible of Freya is a challenging introductory adventure for any fantasy campaign. Detailing the village of Fairhill, the surrounding wilderness, and a nearby ruined keep, as well as the dungeon levels beneath, this adventure module provides all the material a DM needs to start his or her new Third Edition campaign. Will your characters learn what dark forces are behind the orc raids?

A Third Edition adventure for four to six characters of levels 1–2

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March 16th, 2020
A great, old-school D&D adventure that pairs well with Rappan Athuk or works well as a standalone adventure. While it is perhaps a little too difficult for a first level party, there's plenty of good fodder in there from which you can come u [...]
February 9th, 2013
This is an outstanding module, simple and fun to run. The web enhancements make it an even better value (and at $3.50 I feel like I'm a thief!) The PDF is fantastic. Despite earlier comments, I had no issues with the PDF. I use Preview on my mac and [...]
September 23rd, 2010
This is definitely my favorite low-level adventure that I have ever read. Once it starts, it doesn't stop...and the climax is a battle of epic proportions beyond anything a 2nd level group could possibly imagine. Don't leave home without it. [...]
July 25th, 2009
Someone else here remarked that the scan quality was bad. It's worse than that. The sample PDF that is displayed is cropped correctly and cleaned up. The file that you will receive is a worse quality scan than this with a lot more page lag, blurred tex [...]
May 8th, 2007
We play with the D&D 3.5 rules, so some of the 3.0 stuff can throw you off if you're really into rules. We just played it as written and had lots of fun. Don't forget to download the additional wilderness adventure material from the website. [...]
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