Broken Chains

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Broken Chains
Broken Chains
Author(s) Tim Hitchcock
Publisher Paizo Publishing, LLC
Price Print: $13.99
PDF: $19.99
Released March 2013
Type Adventure
Binding Softcover
Pages 32 pages
ISBN ISBN 978-1-60125-461-0
Rules set PFRPG
Series Pathfinder Modules
Follows Murder's Mark
Precedes Fangwood Keep
Artwork from Broken Chains
This article is on the adventure. For the location in Hell, see Broken Chains (Hell).

Broken Chains, an adventure by Tim Hitchcock, was released in March 2013.

Evil UnboundThe slave markets of Katapesh may be an unsavory sort of business, but the trade metropolis's enigmatic law enforcers have few qualms with the legal act of selling and buying flesh. Other factions, including the abolitionist Eagle Knights of Andoran, have their own opinions on the matter, however, and frequently send undercover agents into dangerous territory to break up slave rings.

When one such Eagle Knight goes missing while investigating an underground slave operation beneath the dilapidated Twilight Gate district, it's up to the PCs to delve an abandoned (but hardly uninhabited) qanat beneath Katapesh and discover her dire fate. Yet not everything is as it seems in the dank slave caverns under Twilight Gate, and clues hint that the slavers may have even more loathsome connections than initially suspected. Can the PCs recover the missing Eagle Knight before her fate is sealed? Or will the monstrous slavers lairing under Katapesh succeed in their malevolent designs?

Broken Chains is an investigatory dungeon crawl adventure for 6th-level characters, written for the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game and compatible with the 3.5 edition of the world's oldest RPG. This volume also contains a fully detailed map and gazetteer of the Garden of Chains—a nefarious slave auction house—and a brand-new demon that can easily be used in any campaign.

Adventure overview

  • 6th
  • Type
  • Dungeon
  • Infiltration
  • Location(s)
  • Katapesh (city)
  • Katapesh
  • Contents

    Adventure Background (3)

    Part One: The Garden of Chains (4)

    Part Two: The Abandonded Qanat (4)

    Part Three: The Slavers Compound (12)

    Appendix 1: Yaenit (Demon) (29)

    Appendix 2: Garden of Chains (30)

    Cover artwork

    Here is a 'clean' version of the cover artwork by Grafit Studios.

    Clean cover from Broken Chains