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HEADMAN’S REVENGE

A Spooky One-Shot Adventure
Recommended for 4-6 player characters of levels 6 to 8 

A quaint forest village is being visited by a terror from its past.
Each night this Headless Horseman kidnaps one unlucky soul.
Can you stop the fiend before he destroys this village?

Hello and welcome, adventurers and Game Masters!

This is a spooky, holiday themed one-shot module designed for an evening’s worth of adventuring on Samhain, or as it is better known in the modern world, Halloween!

SYNOPSIS: The adventure takes place in the quaint village of Coomchadalach, which lies on the borderlands between the nations of nations of  Alderburgh and The Red Eagle Barony. This was a peaceful place where folk tended to respect themselves, each other and the law. Above all else they sought to keep the Balance, for their faith was that passed down from the druids of old, who still minister to the villagers here to this day.

Everything here was in Balance…until recently that is, when a group of foolhardy, young travelling “heroes” raided the abandoned graveyard at the end of the hollow, disturbing the rest of the undead headman imprisoned there, and released his spirit to prey upon the populace of Coomchadalach. Now, the evil spirit has returned nightly to exact its revenge on both the young heroes and the descendants of the original villagers who sentenced him to death so long ago! Each night it takes a prisoner, burns their abode, and drags them back to its hovel in the abandoned graveyard, there to be slain and brought back as a new recruit in its army of the undead!

The Balance cannot be maintained now, as the foul, murderous thing these young adventurers have released is none other than a supernatural undead being called a dullahan, better known in some parts as a Headless Horseman! Worst still the dullahan is working in league with its demonic patron, a greater power of the hells, who has plans to crush the forces of Light and take over the known world, shattering the Balance and plunging the entire world into Darkness!

You and your friends have just ridden into the village of Coomchadalach. You are not quite sure how you ended up here as you had no intention of doing so, but time and again circumstance on the road (a felled tree, a flooded ford, and etc.) forced you in this direction, and so here you are. You quickly realize your help is needed as these folk are facing an extraordinary, otherworldly foe they cannot hope to defeat. However, as seasoned adventurers, this is what you do! A travelling priestess named Mother Mabon and the village council are offering a sizeable reward if you will defeat the dullahan, rescue the kidnapped villagers, and help restore the Balance.

Will you help them, heroes?

This adventure is intended for a party of 4-6 players of 6th to 8th level, and a fully prepared group of pre-generated player characters is included for use by players or the GM as NPCs. Another set of four pre-generated player characters (the young adventurers) are also detailed and may be used as NPCs as well. This supplement contains a completely original ONE SHOT adventure, fully detailed and ready for immediate use with very little preparation by the GM or the players! The module includes new, never before seen were-beasts and new magic items for use in your campaign!

Inside this module you will find great Old-school art and multiple detailed maps done in the Old School style. This module offers multiple areas to explore, including the village of Coomchadalach, the abandoned graveyard, the headman’s hovel and the crumbling caverns dungeon that lies beneath it. Each of these areas is described for you and keyed with challenging encounters for your players.

The module can be completed in a single 4 to 6 hour sessions, or if combined with some of our 40 plus other published modules, it can be part of a long story-arc spanning numerous gaming sessions!

This book features 44 pages of thrilling Halloween fun, and it is sure to be a hit with discerning GMs and players alike!

As an ADDED BONUS, as a purchaser of one of my modules you also get a FREE copy of my 2019 Starry Knight Press Catalog!

Louis “sirlou” Kahn
Starry Knight Press
October 2019

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