User Notes: For characters levels 5-7.
From the introduction (spoiler): Travel always has its hazards. Inclement weather, roving bandits, and the occasional monster all take their toll. In the PC's case, they are about to encounter all three.
The Gloamwood Forest is shrouded in mystery and local legend. Tales of petrified animals, giant spiders, and lost caravans are spread by the local peasants. However the dire stories are mostly passed off as superstition by educated members of society. Though strange disappearances do occur from time to time, the road through Gloamwood Forest is still widely used by merchants and travelers.