Thus it happens in matters of state; for knowing afar off (which it is only given a prudent man to do) the evils that are brewing, they are easily cured. But when, for want of such knowledge, they are allowed to grow so that everyone can recognize them, there is no longer any remedy to be found.
—Niccolo Machiavelli (1469–1527)
The Great City’s most ambitious factions have struck a tenuous alliance to seize Castle Atregan and wrest power away from its current lord, Erasmus VI. The PCs are caught in the middle of the golpe and can decide the fate of the Great City.
This massive 64-page adventure will take you to explore Castle Atregan, in the Castle Ward of the Great City.
The Usurpers is an urban adventure most suitable for 11th-13th level characters.
Welcome to the Road to Revolution Campaign Arc, a series of adventures designed for use with the 3.5 version of the world’s most popular roleplaying game. Set in the Great City, this epic campaign takes characters from their humble beginnings all the way to becoming powerful adventurers upon whose actions the City will come to depend. The Campaign Arc contains six adventures in all, each written by the original authors of the Great City Campaign Setting. Arc adventures can be played individually or linked with others in the series to create a complete campaign.
The Usurpers is the fifth adventure of the series, written by Tim Hitchcock. The module features beautiful artwork by Eric Lofgren and Hugh Vogt.
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