Offer your defensive escort

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From: Upper River Artistry

A party of Bohemians means to go on a painting expedition on Aescwine Hill. They'll need help if they're to be undisturbed.

Challenge information

Broad, Dangerous 210

  • 144 - very chancy (41%)
  • 179 - chancy (51%)
  • 214 - modest (61%)
  • 249 - very modest (71%)
  • 284 - low-risk (81%)
  • 319 - straightforward (91%)
  • 350 - straightforward (100%)


A noble use of time

They carry paints and canvases. You carry enough weapons for a small army. […]

When you get to the top, the Bohemians set out their easels […]

There is a little trouble, […] two dozen scorpions the size of house-cats. […]

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A painful occurrence

Your party does not get even halfway up the hill before you are swarmed by – are those scorpions? How are they so large? And so well-trained?