Test of Fire
The Scales of War Adventure Path
by Scott Fitzgerald Gray
In a last-ditch effort to win its campaign against the forces of good, half of Tiamat’s remaining army has been sent to hold her final redoubt in the planes— the legendary City of Brass. By virtue of foul rituals and dark pacts undertaken with Bashumgarda, the Lord of the Efreets, the Dragon Queen has bolstered her draconic servants with elemental power that may yet turn the tide of war in her favor. The heroes must infiltrate this stronghold and win the alliance of a formidable efreet noble before squaring off against the blue exarch of Tiamat in a city under siege. “Test of Fire” is an adventure for five characters midway through 27th level and the penultimate episode in the Scales of War adventure path.
You call yourselves heroes? You claim greatness? Prove it to those who survived the Dawn Wars of gods and primordials. Prove it before the lords of fire and chaos. Prove in this Crucible Court of the City of Brass that you are worthy of the allegiance of the efreets!
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About the Author
Scott Fitzgerald Gray (9th-level layabout, vindictive neutral) started gaming in high school and has worked as a writer and editor much of the time since then. After belatedly realizing he could combine both vocations in 2004, he’s been making up for lost time as a freelance RPG editor and designer, primarily for Wizards of the Coast. He lives in the Canadian hinterland with a schoolteacher, two daughters, and a large number of animal companions.