A retired cadre of lifelong adventurers meets every year to embark on their latest "one last adventure." As the aged travelers prepare for their annual reunion, one of them disappears amid signs of foul play. Concerned for their missing friend, the retired adventurers ask the player characters to locate and retrieve him before their anniversary celebration becomes a mournful wake. The challenges before them will test every bit of their mettle as they uncover a deadly secret and fight to rid Cassomir of an insidious evil.Written by Steven Helt, the 2013 winner of Paizo Publishing's annual RPG Superstar contestin which unpublished authors compete before a panel of celebrity game designers and legions of their peers for the chance to write a Pathfinder Module"Tears at Bitter Manor" is an adventure of for 5thlevel characters, written for the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game and compatible with the 3.5 edition of the world's oldest RPG. In the course of their investigation they'll solve the mystery of a missing alchemist, encounter a horrifying conspiracy, and unravel the heartbreaking truth behind the abandoned estate known as Bitter Manor.Pathfinder Modules are 64page, highquality, fullcolor, adventures using the Open Game License to work with both the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game and the standard 3.5 fantasy RPG rules set. This Pathfinder Module includes new monsters, treasure, and additional notes on the city of Cassomir that can be used as part of the adventure or in any other game!