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And Then the Ground Shook (5e) (SoEW 3)

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And Then the Ground Shook is the 3rd adventure in the Sands of Empty Wishes adventure path. This is a nontraditional, downtime adventure for 3rd and/or 4th level characters. As a downtime adventure, it provides PCs with a chance to spend approximately three weeks pursuing activities chosen from among 19 possible options.

While the Sands of Empty Wishes is set in Calimshan in the Forgotten Realms, it is designed to fit without major adjustments into any campaign setting that features playful magic and genasi.

The city of Almraiven has suffered a terrible earthquake and tsunami. Fires, collapses, and a continuing water shortage plague the city, but a group of local notables has gathered to address the situation. Will the PCs answer the call or pursue their own agendas? Will they participate in the efforts to rebuild the city or will they become embroiled in the private concerns of its most notable citizens?

In this adventure module, you'll find:

  • 26 pages of downtime adventure
  • Between two and five hours of gameplay with a minimal amount of preparation (playtest groups enjoyed one full session)
  • Read-aloud text that can be used, adapted, or ignored for the introduction and conclusion of the adventure
  • In depth information about the adventure's important notable NPCs and the 19 different downtime activity options and how to run them
Please note: To make the most of this product, you will want to have access to Xanathar's Guide to Everything (2017).

If you enjoy this product, you should also check out The Vault of Eternity (9th-10th level adventure) and The Artificer Class!

The first adventure in the Sands of Empty Wishes adventure path is The Dungeon of the Decanter and the second is Mysteries and Aqueducts.

The next in the series, the fourth adventure, is The Lady Dark.

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File Last Updated:
January 14, 2019
This title was added to our catalog on January 14, 2019.