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When the adventurers stumble upon a mother and her son being attacked by wild boars, they are thrown into a tricky situation in which multiple powerful factions are on a collision course. What will your players do when they can decide who lives and who dies?

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A Short Detour is a straightforward adventure for RuneQuest Glorantha that will take about one big or two short sessions of play. It can be placed anywhere around Sartar, with the text assuming that your campaign is based in or near Colymar lands.

In addition to the adventure, A Short Detour provides an insightful look at the nature of Chaos, with rules for Chaotic corruption.

A copy of the Glorantha Bestiary and Red Book of Magic are recommended to run this adventure, but not totally necessary.

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April 11th, 2024
A well written and well layed out adventure. It forces the players to make a decison about a morally difficult subject. It played well. Top marks [...]
October 30th, 2023
If you have 7 mothers worshippers in your group, such as Vostor, this adventure a must buy ! If not, I would still highly recommend buying A short Detour. The story puts PCs in a position to make a meaningful choice at some point and all the possible [...]
October 5th, 2023
Really good to see the breadth of adventures possible in Glorantha - and is not just a great scenario but has some great ideas for longer term issues. [...]
February 14th, 2022
An adventure in Glorantha's long tradition of moral grey areas. As other reviewers note it can slide in anywhere in Dragon Pass or Prax with a minimum of tweaking. The same is true of its timeframe, though prior to 1602 in Sartar or 1613 in Prax [...]
February 9th, 2022
This is a really impressive adventure for RuneQuest. It's beautifully presented, and the writing is clear and imaginative. It does a great job of signposting the various different ways that adventurers can work their way through it. There a [...]
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This title was added to our catalog on January 29, 2022.