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Tales of the Miskatonic Valley

Pages: 20

Author(s): Kevin Ross, Todd Woods

Setting: 1920s

Appears in: Tales of the Miskatonic Valley


In which a helpless child is held captive by an alien society and wherein Investigators learn that horrific appearance does not equate with monstrosity, and that not all men are humane.

Spoilers - Keepers Eyes Only

Players should not read any further.


The scenario begins with a casual visit to a traveling carnival pitched near Arkham and Kingsport. Inside, at an exhibit called O'Dowd's World of Wonders, they find an infant deep one held captive and displayed to public view. Following the carnival as it moves up the valley, the investigators find themselves torn between protecting innocent people from the terrorism of deep one hybrids, and saving the infant creature from the hands of its villainous keeper.


Player Handouts:

  • Carnival flyer
  • Boston Globe article

Locations: Arkham, Bolton, Aylesbury.

Creatures: Deep Ones

Tomes and Artifacts: N/A



Keeper Comments

This scenario can be played by any number of investigators of any occupation or level of experience. To begin this adventure no close friends need perish nor are the investigators hired for some seemingly innocuous task. Instead, they are initially found amusing themselves at a small carnival playing on the outskirts of Arkham.