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Thursday, February 2, 2012
Shadow of the Beast
Somewhere in the Steel League, 5889:
“So your town is cursed, you say?”
“A demon or god makes its burrow beneath our town. It rises once a year, and everywhere it’s shadow falls turns as cold as the bitterest winter. The Natives use to placate it, somehow. We've been less successful."
“Have you tried to kill it before?”
“Several times--and failed. Other hired adventurers. The old meat locker was made into a makeshift tomb if you’ve like to see--”
“That won’t be necessary. Two questions, Mister Mayor: Do you have enough in the town treasury to cover our fee--and do you have any dynamite hereabouts?