Login or register. (You can now login/register with your social networks.)

Plots
Discovery
Single-Storyline
2.25
8 Votes

0xp


Hits: 4268
Comments: 4
Ideas: 0
Rating: 2.25
Condition: Normal
ID: 182

Submitted:

Updated:
January 15, 2006, 3:01 pm

Vote Hall of Honour

You must be a member to use HoH votes.
Author Status

Options


Print Friendly and PDF

Disappearing children

By:

Children have been disappearing from a herding village for the past 3 years. The superstitious locals blame it on the “gatha”, a troll living in the woodlands.

Children have been disappearing from a village of goat-herding nomads for the past X years. The superstitious locals blame it on the Gatha, a troll living in the woodlands.

That is not all. The herders are surprised by the goats’ speed of reproduction. They seem to multiply much faster than usual.

The Gatha is an old troll living in the forest. She is does make occasional night-time raids to the village to capture children, but she does not eat them. She has been charmed by a bitter witch, who has some personal grudge with the villagers.

She transforms the children into goats, which Gatha then returns back to the village.

Imagine finding out what the tasty goat, at the dinner table, is made of… This has been going on for years. 

What will the PCs do when and if they find out the truth?
What will they do to poor old Gatha?



Additional Ideas (0)

Please register to add an idea. It only takes a moment.

Join Now!!



Gain the ability to:
Vote and add your ideas to submissions.
Upvote and give XP to useful comments.
Work on submissions in private or flag them for assistance.
Earn XP and gain levels that give you more site abilities.
Join a Guild in the forums or complete a Quest and level-up your experience.
Comments ( 4 )
Commenters gain extra XP from Author votes.

Scrasamax
November 11, 2004, 6:53
0xp
The twist is certainly interesting and deserving of further detailing. There could really be more information on this witch and why she bears sucha grudge against said villagers that she is willing to turn their children into livestock and then have them returned.

I dont know that the troll is that important to the story since a foul tempered outlaw, or village pariah would do equally well in the instance of a courier since a troll is likely to attract undo attention. More background, more details, and perhaps a plot hook on how the PCs could be drawn into this rather than killing the troll and 'stumbling' onto the secret.

2/5
CaptainPenguin
November 11, 2004, 7:49
0xp
I agree, but I'd probably rate it a little higher, though it's on the short side...

3/5.
Ancient Gamer
November 11, 2004, 13:04
0xp
I bet the final version of this scenario was fun to play, it seems like a good idea. Sure it borrows heavily from a certain scenario from a certain computer game (Icewind Dale 2 was it?) ;) but I like it anyhow, it has been altered sufficiently to not resemble the game too much. Other than that, I agree with the others.
Voted valadaar
June 10, 2014, 8:15
0xp
This smells like a Grimm fairy tale. Simple and effective.



Random Idea Seed View All Idea Seeds

Soda Alchemy

       By: mimic12455

Often times in when alchemy is thought of, we think medieval times with wizards and sorcerers. What if such things existed in modern days such as today? What if the focus of alchemy is common knowledge is can be used for favorite drinks? What if you have a soda machine that can create soda with special properties? The varieties is endless, though good taste is limited. What kind of concoctions can you create?

Ideas  ( Items ) | January 30, 2010 | View | UpVote 3xp


Creative Commons License
Individual submissions, unless otherwise noted by the author, are licensed under the
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License
and requires a link back to the original.

We would love it if you left a comment when you use an idea!
PayPal
Powered by Lockmor 4.1 with Codeigniter | Copyright © 2013 Strolen's Citadel
A Role Player's Creative Workshop.
Read. Post. Play.
Optimized for anything except IE.
0.0216