Cave of Bones
downs poke grassy tops from the edge of the swamp. The hills
mark a transition between the edge of the swamp and dryer, rocky
terrain. A dark cave beckons, leading directly into the side
of one of the downs.
leads into a cramped (5-ft.-high by 3-ft.-wide) cave that runs only
30 feet under the hillside, finally opening into a roughly 10-ft.
by 10-ft. by 10-ft. subterranean chamber. The cave is empty but
for faded cave paintings and graffiti on the wall. The cave paintings
depict various animals, including bear, buffalo, and deer, though
all are completely skeletal. The ceiling holds one final painting:
a skeletal dragon.
is obviously written by various hands over a long period of time
and is mostly indecipherable. A few lines of interest remain:
stole the heart of Dragotha, and so earned the dragon's eternal
hero most noble ensures the Dragon's continuing slumber."
hoard surpasses that of any other dragon."
The heroes may
or may not draw conclusions from the pictures and graffiti, but
nothing else of value can be found here.