Out of the Abyss

Prisoners of the Drow

You woke up in the Underdark, captured from the surface world by evil Drow slavers.

You were in a cave with other prisoners, with a large eye watching the cave and nullifying any magic. During your imprisonment you were subject to various tasks, including; feeding giant spiders, stacking rocks, untangling rope, emptying chamber pots, and testing poison.

Two females run this camp. The priestess Ilvara Mizzrym, and her junior Asha Vandree.

The first escape attempt failed, but a scarred male drow named Jorlan helped them escape. It seems he used to be the favoured consort of Ilvara, but was recently replaced with the younger and more handsome Shoor Vandree. He only helped them to bring disgrace on Ilvara.

During your escape you managed to found some basic gear.

All the prisoners scattered and fled into the Underdark.

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1. Invite your players

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2. Edit your home page

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3. Choose a theme

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4. Create some NPCs

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5. Write your first Adventure Log post

The adventure log is where you list the sessions and adventures your party has been on, but for now, we suggest doing a very light “story so far” post. Just give a brief overview of what the party has done up to this point. After each future session, create a new post detailing that night’s adventures.

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