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A shiver runs down your spine as the air grows icy cold. Two glowing red, malice-filled eyes glare at you from the darkness. A pair of skeletal hands clutch a wicked scythe dripping with fresh blood. Death approaches.

From Award-Winning author Liam Murray comes

The Madman Behind The Pews

The party of adventurers that have just arrived in the village of Eelart are as yet unaware of the monster, known only as “The Phantom,” that is plaguing the village, kidnapping children in the dark of night and slaying any who get in its way. Yet when adventure calls, these mighty heroes will surely answer.

The monster lairs in a haunted church outside of town. Will our heroes make it there in one piece, uncover the secrets concealed within, and vanquish the evil lurking inside? Or will they fall victim to Death?

This is a Halloween one shot adventure for four to six 5th level characters. It should take about 3 or 4 hours to finish, depending on the group.

If you enjoy this adventure why not check out some of my other stuff?

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November 14th, 2020
Ran this adventure for Halloween a few weeks ago, ended up taking my party 2 sessions to get through. Overall, I enjoyed running it as a new DM and I think my party enjoyed it too. With that said, I think the advice that this is an adventure fo [...]
October 20th, 2020
This adventure, and the advice that accompanies it, are perfect for a Halloween one-shot! I found that the tips for building up suspense and allowing it to dispate with humor before bringing it back up again were really great advice. The story itself [...]
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