You have all come to Ravengro to attend the funeral of an old friend and mentor, Professor Petros Lorrimor. What is a sad occasion soon becomes a dark and horrifying mystery for the party to solve.
Traveling to Lepidstad to complete the task set before them in Professor
Lorrimor’s will by delivering his books to Doctor Montagnie Crowl and Judge Embreth Daramid in the city of Lepidstadt, where they discover the infamous Beast of Lepidstadt is on trial.
Judge Daramid hires the party to carry out what seems to be an impossible task—that of proving that the Beast of Lepidstadt is innocent.