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The Sea Demon's ShrineD&D Insider Article
An Underwater Encounter Site
by Richard L. Baker

In the depths of a great cave filled with sea-ooze and the briny smell of the deep lies a shrine dedicated to the demon prince Demogorgon. The heroes must race to escape the rapidly flooding chamber before they are trapped in the water-filled room. The rising water, however, is both friend and foe.

This huge, dank cavern is dotted with patches of slick sea ooze. Several stone idols in the shape of demonic fanged octopi stand on stone pedestals and glow with a faint green phosphorescence. Large pools of dark water lap softly in the floor. The room climbs steeply to the east, ending in a high ledge 75 feet above the floor at the far end of the room. A precarious stone stair winds up toward the high ledge, but it is broken by large gaps. A number of crude wooden rafts lie chained to the floor below the gaps in the stair.

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    About the Author

    Richard Baker is an award-winning game designer who has written numerous D&D adventures and sourcebooks, including Manual of the Planes, Draconomicon 2, and the Dark Sun Campaign Guide. He’s also a New York Times bestselling author best-selling author of Forgotten Realms novels such as Condemnation, the Last Mythal trilogy, and the Blades of the Moonsea series.

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