Benighted Betrothal + PDF

The court of Jarl Olaf Gunnbjörn is holding a feast!
The Norsemen of the region are soon departing on a raid and his daughter Ingrid is celebrating her betrothal to Varghöss Sigurdsson, an ambitious nobleman of a neighbouring settlement.

Though the marriage will put an end to the rivalry between two clans there are forces working against the union: Grimhulda the swamp witch, who uses her dark magics to take revenge upon the Jarl for rejecting her love decades ago and Fridha, the Jarl's wife, who realises that Varghöss is her own illegitimate son!


About Benighted Betrothal:

In Benighted Betrothal the players are outsiders from beyond the fjords, visitors to Gnupr, but are welcomed to Jarl Olaf Gunnbjörn's feast.
It should be a joyous time but without the players' intervention there will soon be blood on the ice.

Benighted Betrothal is a Viking soap opera and old-school adventure for 3rd-level parties of wandering adventurers, compatible with the Basic and Expert editions of D&D, and any modern simulacra such as Old-School Essentials, Basic Fantasy RPG, and Labyrinth Lord.


  • 1 old-school D&D adventure, easily inserted into ongoing campaigns,

  • A story of familial drama and old curses,

  • 17 fleshed-out and interactive NPCs with conflicting desires and secrets to be uncovered,

  • 20 different hired swords ready to join the party,

  • a table of old-school random wilderness encounters,

  • A dark and evil curse,

  • Enchanted weapons,

  • 6 key locations to investigate,

  • Ample no-violent solutions for savvy players,

  • A dungeon AND a dragon!


The Team:

Written by Sándor Gebei, illustrated by L.F.OSR, Odysseus Jones, & coloured by Peter Onyschuk

Hardcover A5, 48 pages, color throughout. PDF included.

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