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Critical Hits #25 - Lord Alex's Letter

Critical Hits #25 - Lord Alex's Letter

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Critical Hits #25 ? Lord Alex's Letter
an encounter by Simon Lucas

D20 System

9 Pages/color
Encounter Level 7

Critical Hits is a series of fantasy encounters created to be dropped into any existing campaign as an interesting diversion from the main storyline or played as a single evening's entertainment. This popular range of products provides DM and player alike with unusual and interesting, sometimes comical but always memorable encounters.

In Lord Alex's Letter the PCs chance upon an ambush in which a lone traveler is beset by attackers. Aiding the poor man is noble but futile: he is doomed, but, before dying he gives the characters his last words and his shield. This leads them into a web of intrigue, court politics and trouble. Can the heroes discharge the duties of the Herald and carry out the man's final request, possibly saving a kingdom, or will the burden the man bore prove too great for them, condemning the area to warfare and tyranny?

  • Versatile - Critical Hits can easily be used as a distraction in an ongoing campaign or as a one-shot short scenario

  • Memorable - Each Critical Hits encounter is crammed with unforgettable NPCs and situations that encourage creative role-playing

  • Value for Money - At $3.75, Critical Hits are easy to pick up and hard to put down!

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December 29th, 2003
The absolute best part of Lord Alex's Letter is the herald's shield - absolutely guaranteed to drive even the most patient PC crazy with its snobbery. The adventure itself is pretty straightforward with the PCs taking up the duties of a slain messenger [...]
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October 30, 2003
This title was added to our catalog on October 30, 2003.