An evil is at work during the dark winter months in the seemingly insignificant town of Baruth. Entire families are disappearing one by one, and little is being done to stop it. As the locals manage to eek out a paltry existence under the cruel baron, Lord Gardumath, little hope remains. Why are entire families disappearing without even a trace, and who is behind this sinister plot? This exciting module designed for 4-6 1st level characters will propel the PCs into a fight to save the innocents of Baruth and investigate the rash of disappearances.