Two years ago (1484 DR), explorers known as the Pilgrims of the Next Valley discovered a new island chain 1,900 miles off the western coast of Faerun and named it the Ember Isles. Since that time, there has been a slow stream of settlers and fortune hunters taking the long journey to the mysterious islands. Captain Redscruff of the Hasty Eel has put out an open invitation in Waterdeep to would be adventurers to join him on his second voyage to the islands. Do you have the courage to join his crew and head for the Ember Isles?!