by Bruce R. Cordell
Campaign Workbook returns to Dungeon in issue #161. This short article features an encounter adapted from the new Forgotten Realms novel, Spellplague, by Bruce R. Cordell. Run your PCs through a dramatic combat scene from the book, incorporating it into your existing campaign. Or just use the new monsters from the encounter elsewhere in your game!
Starmantle was gone.
In its place was a madman's fancy. Translucent emerald spires reached from the earth in wild abandon. Each hummed a single, flutelike note. In their thousands, the spires produced an atonal melody that clawed at sanity.
Fissures gaped between the spires. Some harbored a flickering blue glow.
It was the same terrible blue hue Raidon Kane recalled so well ... .
The monk backpedaled a dozen yards, worry creasing his brows. A shadow fell across him and he looked up.
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About the Author
Bruce R. Cordell is an Origins award-winning game designer for Wizards of the Coast, Inc., and co-wrote the new Forgotten Realms Campaign Guide. His long list of professional credits include the Expanded Psionics Handbook and Libris Mortis supplements.