Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Halloween Treat: Wolf of Narr for Lamentations of the Flame Princess

For the past three moons a vicious animal has been stalking the farms around the village of Narr. And in that time 3 cows, 2 mules, 1 horse, and 3 dogs were it's victims. However, on the first night of this month's full moon, Jesper Connick, a farmer on the southern border of Narr was found dead on his porch by paid hands that were helping the widower with the harvest. Currently Preacher Lonn Tillswell, a Priest of the Sunbringer, and the village Sheriff, Enya McDuff are investigating the gruesome murder.

Already rumors have reached the Bullfinch Public House that Connick was torn apart and some villagers have already decided that it's the work of the gypsy band that rolled into the village two weeks ago. Deptuty Haas Dylon is doing his best to calm the village-folk, especially after hearing word that Sheriff McDuff sought advice from the gypsy elder, Yvitra Demeter.

Tensions are high and McDuff has noticed that the attacks all have occurred on the nights of the full moon for the last several months. Demeter has advised her to follow her instincts and that she should prepare for the worst. McDuff is looking for anyone to turn to for help.

The village and the farmlands surrounding it encompass about 6 square miles of mostly moors with forest on it's northern border. It is a day's ride from the Hexenschulle, the Old Empire's premier school of wizardry and hosts some of the faculty and students during their holidays.

The creature that the village is facing is a Werewolf who made a pact with Chernobog and was given a belt that allows him to assume the form of a hybrid monstrosity on the three nights of the full moon. The werewolf's name is Geneveve Dubois, a 4th year student of the Hexenschulle who had begun an affair with one of her professors, Meritus Hammit. When she told Professor Hammit she was pregnant, he used his skill with alchemy to cause a miscarriage and then fabricated evidence that she had broken into his alchemical store, causing her to be expelled. Her grief eventually turned to a craving for retribution and she made her pact with Chernobog. She has spent the last three months learning to use her new magic and is preparing for next month when Hammit will holiday in Narr.

Werewolf for Lamentations of the Flame PrincessArmor 17, Movement 60’, 6 Hit Die, 2 claws 1d6 & bite 1d6, Morale 10. The werewolf's belt allows it's wearer to assume the form on the 3 nights of the full moon.

Geneveve Dubois 2nd level Magic-User, Armor 10, Movement 30’, 2 Hit Die, dagger 1d4, Morale 10.

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