Bleak House: The Death of Rudolph Van Richten (AD&D by William W. Connors, David Gross

By William W. Connors, David Gross

Previous squaddies by no means die...For greater than 3 a long time, Dr. Rudolph van Richten stood opposed to the forces of darkness, and hunted their servants within the a long way corners of the land of Mists. Now he had idea his lengthy conflict over, had inspiration he may perhaps spend his declining years in quiet leisure with previous friends.But for a few, a sad finish is inevitable.Dark forces were collecting within the Mists. Their aim is to determine Ravenloft's most advantageous professional at the supernatural destroyed, shattered in spirit in addition to in physique. From the crumbling edifice of Van Richten's youth domestic, an enemy lengthy inspiration vanquished spins an online of robust evils and misplaced souls, drawing Van Richten to his doom. after which a gaggle of heroes will get trapped within the internet besides. . . .Witness the ultimate stand of Rudolph van Richten!Inside this field is a grand-scale Ravenloft event that pushes heroes to the threshold of insanity, and attracts them into the terrifying scheme to annihilate Rudolph van Richten.The set contains:- Sea of insanity, a 96-page publication detailing the island of Dominia and pertaining to the occasions that commence the cycle of doom.- Homecoming, a 64-page ebook describing the Van Richten kin property and the massive haunted mansion often called Bleak apartment. compatible to be used with the grim apartment crusade or the Masque of the crimson dying atmosphere, this event is designed in order that it may be performed numerous occasions, and no studies often is the same.- Heroes, Monsters, and Settings, a 32-page ebook containing video game data for a few of Ravenloft's top identified, but by no means targeted, villains; a brand new form of vampire; details on Martira Bay in Darkon; and maps meant to be used with the grim condominium campaign.- a colour map revealing the format and secrets and techniques of the awful condo itself.

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