This Is Vörpal Mace
System: D&D 3.5
Fifty years ago the legendary band, the Clerics, turned back an army of ten thousand orcs with the raw power of their music and prevented the city of Whitecrest from being sacked.
In memory of this great achievement, bards from throughout the region have gathered every five years at the site of the Clerics' feat to celebrate—and to compete with each other in the Battle of the Bards!
Favoured to win this year are the rising stars of the goth rock band Adamantium. Recently returned from a wildly successful tour in the north, the talented sultry quartet seems certain to garner even more accolades.
That is, unless down-on-their-luck Vorpal Mace can stop them.