The Saviors of Phandalin move on to better things in Waterdeep. But first, they slog through wetter things in a deadly swamp.
When last we left our heroes, they had just completed The Lost Mine of Phandelver. Having cured the little village of all that ailed them, namely goblins, thugs, and Drow, they decided to seek greater fame and fortune in the greatest city of Faerun, the crown jewel of the Sword Coast, the City of Splendors; Waterdeep. But first, they have to get there.
The High Road to Waterdeep skirts alongside a notorious swamp called the Mere of Dead Men. The swamp has a great and tragic history that dates back to the same time as the original fall of Phandalin. In 951 DR, the same Orc horde that laid waste to the Phandelver Pact laid siege to the kingdom in this area. The humans pleaded with the…
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