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Before the Stroke of Midnight is a Dungeons & Dragons 5th edition adventure by Midnight Tower.
It is designed for a group of three to five 9th-level characters, but includes scalable encounters to suit any level from 1-20. There are also pre-generated characters available for the game.

This adventure is a murder mystery adventure inspired by Edgar Allan Poe and can be used in any campaign or as a side-quest adventure.

Some towns and events used in this adventure mean that it works particularly well if played after the Rise of the Ice Dragons Trilogy adventures, but it can easily be adapted to suit other settings.

The Duchess Rose Blackraven of Shieldsborg Castle is dead. However, her last will is missing, and it is unclear who will inherit from her.

You must find the will before midnight and identify the true heir to Shieldsborg Castle. Search the old castle for clues, interview the secretive residents, and investigate the mysterious surrounding areas.

But be careful – more blood will be spilled, and a new murder will occur before midnight.

Eerie ghosts, mysterious intrigues, and dark secrets await you at the castle.
Look for clues. Sharpen your wits. Search the castle. Can you solve the murder before it is too late?

Before the Stroke of Midnight Book

➛ A classic Gothic murder mystery!
➛ Nine NPCs (including a ghost) with background descriptions, agendas, and secrets.
➛ An old castle with 34 different rooms and areas to search for clues.
➛ Open sandbox-style adventure with several different encounters.
➛ New unique monster: Dusk wolf.
➛ New magical item: Ring of Serpent’s Tongue.
➛ Legend & Lore: Shieldsborg Castle.
➛ Original full-colour illustrations and maps.

+ The Black Raven’s Compendium filled with new gothic monsters, mystery plot ideas, spells, and more.

Bonus: Gothic character sheets!

Online gaming: This adventure has been updated with additional downloads for online gaming, including: VTT tokens for all monsters, gridless maps, and digital handouts.

Happy gaming! :-)The last will of Lady Blackraven

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The adventure continues:
Rise of the Ice Dragons Trilogy, three level 7-9 adventures for 3 to 5 players by Midnight Tower.

Pack your sword. Bring your spellbook. Pray to your gods.
Let the adventures begin!

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This title was added to our catalog on December 03, 2020.
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