Valiant Episode 2: In Which Things Get Strange

It’s episode 2 and our Valiant heroes continue investigating the attack on the Skymark Mine shipments. Their investigation takes them to the mine itself where an explosive combat leads to something very strange.

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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 “Abandoned Mine Entrance” map by Cze and Peku to represent the Skymark Mine entrance. The mine itself used this custom map. Check out the maps and follow along at home!

Thunder Dreams by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under CC BY 4.0.

Deadlands Audio Collection: Desert soundscape by Plate Mail Games. Check out their work on their DriveThruRPG page!

The High Desert – AM by carvin_knowles, far west whistle 001 – AM by eulaliojavier, Harmonica Riff 2 by soundboy, Heavy Robotic Stomp 3 by Stormwave Audio, and Heavy Robotic Stomp 4 by Stormwave Audio licensed via Audio Micro.

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

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