The adventures start out at a banquette for the anniversary of the kings, a tradition calibrated every decade where the whole city of Aghnawaurn joins together in partying and festivals for the First King. The adventurers have in one way or another gathered with the king and many other nobles to feast and chat. While the king is making a speech he is interrupted by a halfling who informs the king, who then informs the guests, that the city is under attack. As the party and a couple guards go to check the front gates of the city, its peaceful and quiet and doesn’t seem to be any sort of fighting going on. Upon arrival back at the court yard the King suggests that the adventures follow the king into his secret passage to see if there is anything hiding under neath the castle. With the king leading the come across a trap and the king is shot dead, and after seachign the king the adventurers find a medallion with a crown on it. The guards accuse the party of murder and treason forcing the adventures to flee the megalopolis known as Aghnawaurn.
The adventures follow a path to a nearby town and on the way stop at a Farmers house who offers them his hospitality and rest. Upon showing the farmer the medallion they party is informed to keep that hidden and is then told old a story of how the First King and his party came to be. Farmer Johnson then informs the party that some old cult must have been after that and the other medallions in order to achieve great power and turn the land into its dark destructive days of old. With a new goal in mind the party rests in the farmers barn.