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My name is Rowan Stern, and this place is not as I remember. When my family and I lived here, it was reasonable, a proper if unloving home. I dreamed of it, as I rested in the village below, and, in my dream, I was drawn to enter it. And now I find myself awakened in my parent’s bed, a stranger in what had been my home.

I don’t know what is tangled in the sheets, but I dare not disturb it. Every door I open leads to the wrong place. Every time it is shut and reopened, a different place as well. It feels spiteful, purposeful. I feel a hostility I’ve never felt before.

I came to find my brother, Ash, whom my parents left along with this house. Should I find him, I will bring him out of this place, and deliver what justice I can for their monstrous abandonment. I knew them to be cruel, but to be of such a nature as this? I fear for my brother now, more than I ever have before.

Should you find this, then know the worst has befallen me. If you can find my brother, I beg of you to bring him out of this place. And if you find me, tell them why I ventured here. Let the law make sense of this senselessness. And may the gods preserve me.


An old house that sits atop a hill has gained sentience throughout the years of ownership and abandonment. Something is alluring about this house like a siren’s call, so much that the village below warns children and those that wander through not to “get too close.” The house draws people to it, and once they have crossed the threshold, they cannot leave. It plays tricks with its victims, confusing them when they step from one room to the next, never allowing them to find the “exit.” The house turns these people into husks of their former selves, feeding off the memories of the life that they bring with them like a vampire. These thraws wander the corridors, wailing, and searching for something lost that they cannot remember. The house’s hunger can never be quenched. It longs for more memories to consume, attempting to fill the void that its former inhabitants left by abandoning it so many years ago.

Can your characters survive the mysteries of the House long enough to escape?


A spooky Halloween themed adventure for three to five 10th level characters


New Release Price of $9.95 Until November 1st

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Included in this Halloween Supplement:

  • Over 8-12 hours of new content
  • A mini-campign setting inside a spooky haunted house
  • 20 unique battle maps (both in 2D and 3D format)
  • 8 player handouts
  • Both printer friendly and VTT assets

Credits

Project Lead: Brittney Hay
Writers: Brittney Hay, Cat Evans, Kristina Sisto Kindel, Riley Gryc and, VJ Harris
Editor: Ashton Duncan
Sensitivity Reader: Riley Gryc
Cover Artist: Sonya Henar
Cartographer: Saga Mackenzie
Layout & Graphic Design: Brittney Hay
Layout Template: NathanaËl Roux (https://www.barkalotdesigns.com)
Additional Interior Artwork: Sonya Henar, pixabay

 
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October 13th, 2020
Heart of the House from Brittney Hay (@FNDungeonMom) Content Warning: Horror Themes, Child Death (Referenced) “Once upon a time, an old house sat perched upon a hill, its crumbling facade overlooking the town. Weeds grew in the yard and [...]
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