Desire and the Dead is a Planescape adventure for a party of four to six adventurers who are of levels 1 to 3. In which the party is hired to protect a neighborhood only to find themselves under the shadow of three factions, and caught in the bloody aftermath. (4/28/08)
Generally, I would turn down a brain as insipid and uninspiring as yours. In your case, I’ll make an exception.--Uliusshuk, illithid performance-eater"Uliusshuk? (That’s ooh-lee-oos-SHOOHK. Note the pronunciation, berk.) He’s a mind flayer. An illithid. I know freakish Sensates like you think he’s charismatic, but he’s a brain-sucking monster, okay? Just making sure that’s clear.
The air was thick, almost like dirty water, and the guests were more than fitting: Demonic creatures, mephits, even a steam elemental. As one of the rare mortals, Alluenith felt like he'd die any moment - whether more probable by suffocating or by being torn apart by one of the demons, he could not say.
At last, he found the person... creature... he was looking for. He gave him a friendly nod, then sat down at the table.
"So... what is it you wanted me to come here for?"
"I have... a story for you. You are one of these newsrag writers, correct?"