Elder Secrets of Glorantha (Avalon Hill), boxed supplement for RuneQuest, by Greg Stafford and Sandy Petersen
“The year is 1623 S.T…
SINCE THE CREATION OF GLORANTHA, many ancient mysteries have lurked in the heart of the world, hidden from all but the most daring. For more than 16 centuries the bravest adventurer-sages have sought these elder secrets, Now you hold the sum of their knowledge in your hands. Such knowledge is dangerous! Elder Secrets of Glorantha is a compendium of Gloranthan lore covering all the most requested information on this magical world, especially concerning the Elder Races.
The SECRETS BOOK includes: Monsters and Terrors (such as the Crimson Bat), including complete statistics; Unique Mysteries of Glorantha (such as the Egg of Erangalos Karastomabor); Secrets of Dragonkind; full rules and coverage of Magical Crystals and Metals; Inaccessible Lands (such-as Wongarissi, land of the feared slarges); Sky of Glorantha (all important heavenly bodies); Secrets of Gloranthan Weather; Hero Questing.
The ELDER RACES BOOK covers the important Elder Races, including Aldryami (‘elves’ to the uninitiated), Mostali (dwarfs), Uz (trolls), Broos, Ogres, Jelmre, Tusk Riders, and many more, as well as complete character generation and Previous Experience New RuneQuest religions, such as Cacodemon and the Cult of the Bloody Tusk, are described. Importantly, this book includes 25+ scenario outlines, one or more for each Elder Race.
Finally, a detailed MULTI-COLORED MAP shows exact locations for major Elder Races.”
- Secrets Book (VERY GOOD condition)
- Elder Races Book (GOOD)
- Map (Oddly, this copy has TWO COPIES of the map, both in NEAR MINT condition)
- Box (GOOD)