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Rescue at Rivenroar
Scales of War Adventure Path: Part 1
by David Noonan

The Scales of War Adventure Path kicks off in dramatic fashion in issue #156 with "Rescue at Rivenroar," by industry veteran David Noonan. The town of Brindol has experienced a time of peace after the tumultuous war with the goblins of the Red Hand. The town has rebuilt and even constructed a memorial dedicated to the champions who freed the Elsir Vale from the grip of fear and tyranny. But now several citizens of the town have gone missing, and relics of the war have been stolen, leading many to wonder if Brindol will ever find peace. The PCs must discover what has happened to these unfortunate townsfolk and bring them back alive -- if possible.

The world has never been a safe place. Bastions of civilization populate a dark, menacing world -- islands of order and reason exist in a land otherwise overrun by dark cults, vile monsters, creatures from the dark edges of the imagination, and worse. As deadly as the world is on a normal day, something has begun to stir on the fringes of the civilized Elsir Vale. Formerly the site of an attack by an army known as the Red Hand, the Vale has known several years of peace since brave adventurers stormed into the teeth of the approaching Hand and sent them scurrying back into the darkness.

About the Author

David Noonan is a designer and developer for Wizards of the Coast. His credits include co-designing Dungeon Master’s Guide II, Heroes of Battle, and numerous products for the Eberron campaign setting. He lives in Washington state with his wife, son, and daughter.