The Hotness
Games|People|Company
Tomb of Annihilation
Dungeon Master's Screen, Reincarnated
Blades in the Dark
Superbabes: The Femforce Role-Playing Game
The Streets of Marienburg
M1: Blizzard Pass
RPG Geek Random Tables
Starfinder Core Rulebook
Dungeon World Roleplaying Game
Twilight Imperium: The Role-Playing Game
Dwarven Vengeance
Adventures in Middle-earth Player's Guide
Tales from the Loop
Dungeon Fantasy Roleplaying Game
Legacy of Dragonholt
Players Handbook (AD&D 1e)
Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay
S3: Expedition to the Barrier Peaks
C2: The Ghost Tower of Inverness
Dungeons & Dragons Basic Set (Second Edition)
Beyond the Mountains of Madness
Monster Manual II
Player's Handbook (D&D 5e)
Ruins of the North
Maze of the Blue Medusa
Reign of Terror
The Breached Fortress of Anoros
B2: The Keep on the Borderlands
Evernight
Fields of Ruin
Orcs of the High Mountains
The Vault and Time
ASE1: Anomalous Subsurface Environment: City of Denethix and Dungeon Level 1
The 9Qs
Horror on the Orient Express (2nd Edition)
Westward: Core Rulebook
The One Ring Roleplaying Game
Storm King's Thunder
Star Trek Adventures Core Book
ADP6-04: Fantastic Locations: Fields of Ruin
Genesys Core Rulebook
Game Trade Magazine (Issue 211 - Sep 2017)
Borg Cube Collector's Edition Box
Star Trek Adventures Roleplaying Dice Set
Dungeon Masters Guide (AD&D 1e)
Shadows over Bögenhafen
Paranoia
Player's Handbook (AD&D 2e)
S2: White Plume Mountain
The Arcanum (First and Second Editions)
Information
RPG
Genre
Setting
Series
Series Code
LGR07
Category
Mechanic Show More »
Designer
Artist
Publisher
Year Published
2004
Primary Name
Nurture and Nature
Alternate Names
 Corrections
 Customize View
xml RSS Feed 
Facebook Twitter Delicious Google
ObjectID: 48303
Versions
Pg. 1
Nick: 
Saddle Stapled (modules/pamphlets)
Publisher: 
Year: 2004
Saddle Stapled (modules/pamphlets)
Product Code: LGR7
28 pages
Size: Letter
0.06 pounds
English
View
Corrections
Link Image
Description Edit | History

From the back of the adventure:

Raiders of a Different Stripe

Caravans are being attacked, and this time the assailants aren't goblins, bugbears, or other minions of the Hark. The Half-Elven Renegades have attacked a convoy of wagons, and taken sun elves hostage. Can you find the half-elves hidden stronghold and save the sun elves from a fate worse than death?

Nurture and Nature is an adventure for the Dungeons & Dragons (3.5 Edition) game. It can either be played as a stand-alone adventure, or as part of the LGR - Legacy of the Green Regent™ campaign offered by the RPGA. Designed to challenge 4th-level D&D heroes, this adventure pits them against a twisted foe using half-elf bandits to further its own twisted ends.

To use this adventure, a Dungeon Master also needs the Player's Handbook (D&D 3.5e), the Dungeon Master's Guide (D&D 3.5e) and the Monster Manual (D&D 3.5e). This adventure is set in the Forgotten Realms game world, and it may also be useful, but not necessary, to also have a copy of the Forgotten Realms Campaign Setting.

The scenario was distributed with a six-page pull-out illustration and handout section and a three page maps pullout section.

More Information Edit | History

From the WotC plot recap:

Some creatures seem to be inherently evil. Others seem to embrace an evil life. The Half-Elven Renegades of the High Forest would seem to be the second. Yet when they kidnap, kill and rob, should they face a different fate than the first? Or perhaps they are even more detestable, since they've chosen their life.

- Teseryne Truesilver
- Daughter of Talanthe Truesilver
- Year of Rogue Dragons

My next tale begins when the Order of the Jade Blade investigated an attack on a caravan just west of Loudwater. The Half-Elven Renegades had attacked a set of Sweetwater Trader's wagons on the Delimbiyr Road. The Renegades stole choice items, including the strongbox, preserved food, and several casks of wine. Of much more concern, the Renegades kidnapped four gold-elf passengers.

When our heroes heard that bandits struck a caravan, they immediately rode to the site to see what could be done. They talked to the caravan master and the passengers, as well as the militia investigating the scene. The Jade Blade quickly pieced together that the Half-Elven Renegades were responsible for the ambush and found a trail leading into the High Forest. They followed the Renegades' trail, but after many miles lost the scent. The bandits used magic to erase any sign of their passing. After several hours of fruitless effort to follow the Renegades, the Jade Blade had no choice but to turn back.

Shortly after the adventurers returned to Loudwater, they were approached by a gold elf who introduced herself as Serindë. She heard they investigated the attack on the caravan and wished for news of her sister Amarië. When she learned of her sisters kidnap, she begged the heroes to find Amarië as she didn't have the coin to pay a ransom to the Renegades.

The Jade Blade agreed to help Serindë and began their investigations. They spoke with a number of people in Loudwater who had knowledge of the Half-Elven Renegades, including Gauntlet Isyan Kiy'sisnos, Eldrin Whisperbark, and me. From these conversations, the adventurers pieced together the locations of one of the Renegade's hide-outs. Isyan mentioned that Eldrin was held prisoner by the Renegades last year, and he was held in a natural, underground cave. He remembered crystalline growths on the ceiling and a beautiful stone drapery. With this information, I was able to identify the stone as gypsum, and there is only one cave nearby that has both gypsum and a stone drapery – the Cave of Blooming Stone.

The Cave of Blooming Stone is a natural cavern in the southern High Forest used by the Eaerlanni elves. The natural beauty of the caves was enhanced by the moon elf Daniros. He converted the caves to his home and built magical braziers that played with flame, color and light. The lanterns are still there, but Daniros had moved on, and the caves had since become a base for the Half-Elven Renegades.

With directions to the cave, the Order of the Jade Blade arrived without difficulty. They found nearly a dozen Renegades there. I assume some attempt at stealth was made, but the effort failed and battle resulted. Although the bandits outnumbered the adventurers, they had terrible morale and no wish to die on a freesword's blade. After a short but fierce combat, the remainder fled through secret passages into the forest.

In a deeper part of the cave, the adventures met the leaders of this band, a druid and a ranger. The two appeared to be lovers, and they fought well together even after their followers had fled. Both paid for their kidnapping and thievery and fell before the Jade Blade.

Beyond the cave where the leaders of the Renegades made their home was a chasm above a rushing underground stream. A rope and wood-plank bridge stretched across the chasm, offering easy access to the far side. However, the adventurers found their way blocked by a troll and an elf-like creature with scarlet fur and a long, coiling tail. I have learned that the creature is one of the fey'ri – the descendents of a corrupt group of elves that consorted with demons.

"The elves are mine. I arranged their capture. You cannot have them," the elf-like creature said and refused to allow the Jade Blade to cross. In the short conversation that followed, the Jade Blade learned that she was from House Dlardrageth and that she arranged for the capture of the elves because they were "a future." Tiring of the parley, the fey'ri ordered the troll to attack, and she supported it with a variety of spells and bardic inspiration. When it was obvious that she was going to be defeated, the fey'ri lept into the chasm and died when she hit the river far below. Strangely when the adventurers made their way down to the underground river, they found no sign of the body. I have heard the outsiders often boil away into mist when slain.

With this last threat removed, the Jade Blade rescued the gold elves who were held in a cave on the far side of the chasm, including Serindë's sister. Amarië was relieved to be rescued even if the other gold elves were aloof and distant to the adventurers. When they returned to Loudwater, the freeswords received a note from Serindë that she had been called away on urgent business, but she left them a beautiful necklace as their reward. Amarië took a liking to our idyllic town along the Delimbiyr and settled down in a cottage not too far outside the town walls.

Updating...
Thumbs Up
Marketplace
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No items found
{{product.numforsale}} for sale {{product.price}}
{{product.prettycondition}}
{{product.listdate|truncate:"10"}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No items found
{{item.title}} {{item.timeleft}}
{{item.currentprice}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
Images
Gallery:
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No images found
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{title}}
Category: Language:
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No videos found
{{video.numrecommend}} {{video.title}} {{video.language}} {{video.username|truncate:"10"}} {{video.numcomments}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{data.config.moduletitle}} Relationship:
[] [Forums »] [Post »] [Search »]
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No threads found
{{thread.numrecommend}} {{thread.subject}}
Last Post {{thread.lastpostdate|truncate:"10"}} Posted {{thread.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
{{thread.user.username|truncate:"10"}} {{thread.numposts-1}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{title}}
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No posts found
{{post.numpositive}} {{post.title}}
by
{{post.numcomments}}
Files
Title | Hot | Recent
[Browse »]  [Upload File »] Language:
Pg. 1 of 1
No Files Found.
Linked Items
Sort: Pg
Relationship:
Pg. 1
No Articles Found
Updating...
Thumbs Up
GeekLists
[Browse »] [Summary »]
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No lists found
{{list.numpositive}} {{list.title}} {{list.username|truncate:"10"}} {{list.numitems}}
{{list.lastreplydate|truncate:"10"}} {{list.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
Statistics
RPG Item Rank: N/A
Num Ratings: 0
Average Rating: 0.00
Standard Deviation: 0.00
Num Views: 289
GeekBuddy Analysis: Analyze
Similarly Rated: View
Avg. Game Weight: 0.0
Fans: 0
Personal Comments: 1
Users Owning: 9
Users Wanting: 0
Users Trading: 1 [find trade matches]
Price History: View
Total Plays: 0
Plays This Month: 0
Tags
Your Tags: Add tags
Popular Tags: [View All]
Updating...
Thumbs Up
Web Links
Category: Language:
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No Web Links Found
Link {{cat}} {{lang}}
{{weblink.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
User Information
Use this tool to rate games, save comments, and manage your collection.
Front Page | Welcome | Contact | Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Advertise | Support BGG | Feeds RSS
Geekdo, BoardGameGeek, the Geekdo logo, and the BoardGameGeek logo are trademarks of BoardGameGeek, LLC.