Deepest Night

Posted in Magic Story on July 21, 2021

By Will Hindmarch

Will Hindmarch is a writer and designer for games, fiction, comics, cards, and more. He's the creative lead of Level Eater Adventures and co-founder of Gameplaywright, publisher of Robin D. Laws' book and Hamlet's Hit Points. Look for more of Will's work at the DMs Guild.

A large, grassy hill stands in the High Moors, cracked by some ancient stress. It was thought to be a barrow, once, but it was never meant to be a tomb. It is a vault turned into a prison as punishment for the poor souls who vowed to defend it . . . and failed.

Inside this hill, beneath it, and beyond it, secrets await—secrets that could destroy an artifact of great power, for good or ill. Despite the danger and despite the woe that befell previous trespassers inside the hill, someone must venture inside to learn those secrets. The artifact could already be in the wrong hands.

This short Dungeons & Dragons adventure is written to suit four to six characters of 9th level. With this text and the core D&D rulebooks, you have everything you need to play.

Download this short adventure to share with your party.

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