Valiant Episode 1: In Which We Meet Our Heroes

On the inaugural episode of Valiant, we take some time to get to know our players, their characters, and the world of Valiant. From there, the Valiant heroes have a run in with the law and make a trek into a dangerous ravine.

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Avi as Sarna — CG half-orc human fighter
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Rob Pontious as Ev’etaewayr — CG elf wizard
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Jessica Redekop as Xiadani — CG aasimar human druid
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Owen K.C. Stephens as Seren D. Pious — CG halfling bard
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And Luis Loza as the Game Master
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Additional Information:

Valiant concept art banner by Noé Leyva

Valiant character art by Sebastian Rodriguez

This adventure made use of the “Desert Canyon” map by Cze and Peku to represent the Thornbrush Ravine. Check out the map here and follow along at home!

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Luis Loza

Luis Loza is a developer at Paizo, working on the Pathfinder Lost Omens line and formerly on Campaign Setting and Player Companion lines. He's done freelance for Paizo Inc, Legendary Games, Rogue Genius Games, and more third-party publishers. His hobbies include gaming both tabletop and video, making jokes, obsessing over time travel, taking naps with Nova his cat, and walks with his wife. He is eternally plagued with a hunger for tacos. Consider checking his material on his Patreon at