The trip from Phandelver to the Valley had been a long road but the heroes had crossed a path that had been closed for almost 200 years. While other adventures and some people had made the crossing a true caravan had not passed into Red Larch since the fall of the Tressendors. The heroes noticed something was amiss though. Snow fell in broad daylight while across the horizon hurricane force winds battered ruined keeps. Blistering heat dried up farmlands when across the road a deluge of rain drowned everything. The very elements had risen against these people and it seemed hope was fading……….