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TROUBLE OVER TERRANS

A High-Level Fantasy Adventure for Player Levels 8 to 10
Intended for Use with Most Fantasy Roleplaying Games

After discovering a wondrous vessel capable of flying among the heavens, you managed to somehow
activate the vessel. Flying under unknown power and seeming of its own accord, the mysterious ship
has now transported you high above the clouds, soaring into the æther over the planet you call home.
Now the ship has lost power, your air is dwindling and you find yourself in deep trouble over Terrans.

Greetings adventurers and Game Masters! 

I am very happy to release the thirteenth adventure in my Old School SeriesTROUBLE OVER TERRANS. This short scenario may be used to bring your formerly terrestrial bound players into a wider world of travel among the stars! It is intended for 4 to 6 veteran player characters of levels 8 to 10. In this adventure the players found themselves adrift in the space above the planet Terrans, stranded aboard the inter-spherical ship Marigold, with limited power and a dwindling oxygen supply. The Marigold was featured in our prior adventure SOS11 Ren’s Final Flight, and a map of the ship is included scenario as well.

Synopsis: The adventure begins with players aboard a vessel in low orbit. The ship is on emergency power, having used its reserves to attain orbit. The players have but 15 minutes of oxygen and no motive power. Given this predicament, the ship begins broadcasting a distress signal in Galactic Common on all wavelengths. Shortly thereafter, a response is heard coming over the ship’s internal speakers. They hear the following: “Ahoy distressed vessel, we are coming alongside. By the Spacefarer’s Code, we claim this vessel and all its contents as salvage. Prepare to be boarded”.

Unfortunately for the players, their “rescuers” are a band of piratical marauders who will deem the “contents” of the vessel to include them as well, and they want in to claim their bounty!

Will you players defeat these space pirates and find their way back to terra firm or will they choose to ply the stars?  

THE ASNA SHIP MARIGOLD and THE DARK PEARL

SOS13_map1 SOS13_map2

MARIGOLD: Cartography by Louis "sirlou" Kahn, all rights reserved.
DARK PEARL: © Rick Hershey/Fat Goblin Games (as modified by Louis Kahn/Starry Knight Press). All rights reserved. 

PLEASE NOTE: This book is presented in LANDSCAPE format, so when printing it out it is important to adjust your double-sided printing to flip the book on the SHORT-EDGE and not the long-edge, or the back pages will be upside down. This also means the quick preview here may appear squished into portrait mode, sorry. Below is a preview of what the cover (and book) looks like in landscape format.

SOS13_cover

This adventure was written to be generic and compatible with most fantasy role-playing games (FRPG), and should be useable with OSRIC, 5E and most FRPG ruleset. Minimal statistics are included in the text of the adventure, but complete OSR statistics are included in the appendices for the new foe presented in this adventure, the alien hippo race known as the Hippopuli. This scenario also features an exciting group of four new magical items, including new advanced technology (e.g. the powered suit) as well as standard old world fare! Two large scale maps of the two vessels involved in the scenario are also included for use as GM reference maps, as player handouts, or for personal use with virtual tabletops. This module is of interest to my long time readers as it continues our expansion into the stars and beyond!

PLUS you get a free copy of my 2022 Starry Knight Press Catalog, which has information on all of my modules and supplements, as well as maps of the known portions of the sphere of Terrans where my campaigns take place.

I hope you and your players enjoy this scenario. Thank you for supporting Starry Knight Press

Louis “sirlou” Kahn
Starry Knight Press
March 2022

 
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