A Subpar Adventure
Lord Earnest Padraig
Lord Protector of Winterhaven
Ernest Padraig, the Lord of Winterhaven, is descended from the noble family that ruled the area under edict of the old empire. Folks around Winterhaven were happy with Lord Padraig’s father’s authority, and they have found answering to the rules of the new lord no more arduous. On the other hand, Padraig doesn’t have absolute power. For instance, he was unable to raise a force from among the villagers to deal with the kobold problem on the road, though he does command the Winterhaven Regulars, a core group of ten soldiers who perform guard and police functions.
Padraig has not been impressed by the Ad Hoc adventuring agency thus far. They have indeed ended the Kobold threat, and uncovered a cult that was hiding beneath his very nose, but they have been far too eager to mete out their own brand of violent justice, and they have certainly brought down more danger upon the town through their brash actions. Ninaran, her abductions, and her subsequent undead army, were all directly caused by and reactions to the Agency’s presence.
Still, they have stayed true to their word over the past few days, but the final test of their worth will be in whether or not they can put an end to whatever the cult of Shar has brewing beneath that accursed Keep…