The Dragon of Wantley (MiskRepo)
Publishing Date: 13 March 2022
Repository Price: $5.00 (PDF), $10.00 (Print-on-Demand)
Author: SR Sellens
Setting: 1920s Yorkshire, England
Format: Miskatonic Repository Release (PDF and Print-on-Demand)
Scenario: The Dragon of Wantley
Additional: Player Handouts, Pre-generated Investigators, Timeline of events, Historical Background, Notes for inclusion in campaigns and conversion to other eras
1920s England: No-one who had ever met Flora Jacobs would describe her as scandalous, but when the young socialite mysteriously disappeared on a trip up north with a man she had only recently met, intrigue was sure to follow. What on the surface appears to be an ‘innocent elopement’ will lead the investigators to a quiet Yorkshire village with a big secret to unearth.
Comments / Trivia
Although presented as a stand alone, this scenario was originally written to be slotted into the Day of the Beast campaign.
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Flora Jacobs has been kidnapped to be used as part of a ritual to awaken the 'Dragon of Wantley', in truth a juvenile dhole bound for centuries beneath the Yorkshire countryside.
Player Handouts: 12 handouts including newspaper articles, a family tree, a postcard, photographs, an oil Painting, letters, and a broadside ballad
Locations: London, Sheffield, Wharncliffe Side
Creatures: The Dragon of Wantley
Tomes and Artifacts: The Writings of Sir Rupert Moore, Blue John Amulet
Although set in the 1920s, the scenario can easily be moved to gaslight or modern day with the tweak of a couples of dates. Suggestions on how to do this are provided in the appendix of this scenario.