My only concern is the with absolutes - the curse is 100% unremovable, etc. Don't agree with those, but I can easily change that :) However, if the curse was removed, the benefits would go too, possibly causing the adventurers to revert to their true age.
This and a few other posts have me wondering what the speed and endurance of armoured horses are. I like the image this post presents, and the effect of having chariot-loads of dwarves dropped en mass though I can't help but think of this for short-range, shock engagements. Go to Comment
A circus is in town and while parading down the main street the animals suddenly break free from the cages. After surviving and assisting during the breakout the PCs are hired to help with the investigation. Who did this and why?