Starfinder 19 Attack Of The Swarm 1: Fate Of The Fifth (RPG)
As the insectoid alien Swarm surges across another system in the Vast, the heroes are the only survivors of a doomed military battalion. After retreating through several miles of war-torn terrain to a fortified command post, they receive orders to evacuate the planet and rescue any civilians along the way. Among the refugees is a shirren priest of the Forever Queen Hylax, a mysterious ancient insect-goddess whose temple seems to be of particular interest to the Swarm. By relying on their wits ”and each other ”the heroes just might make it into orbit before the Swarm completely overruns their world.
Fate of the Fifth � is a Starfinder Roleplaying Game adventure for four 1st-level characters. This adventure begins the Attack of the Swarm! Adventure Path, a six-part, monthly campaign in which the heroes fight back against a ruthless and nigh-unstoppable alien invasion. This adventure also includes a player's guide to battling the Swarm, an exploration of the Swarm's origins and biology, and a selection of new Swarm monsters and other terrible threats.
Each monthly full-color softcover Starfinder Adventure Path volume contains a new installment of a series of interconnected science-fantasy quests that together create a fully developed plot of sweeping scale and epic challenges. Each 64-page volume of the Starfinder Adventure Path also contains in-depth articles that detail and expand the Starfinder campaign setting and provide new rules, a host of exciting new monsters and alien races, a new planet to explore and starship to pilot, and more!
The first volume of a new Adventure Path is the best place for new and existing Starfinder players to begin a campaign, making them strong sellers throughout (and after) the Adventure Path's 6-month publishing cycle.
The Attack of the Swarm! Adventure Path is one of the most important publishing programs of Paizo's 2019 calendar, with monthly adventure installments, a Starfinder Pawns collection of character counters, and tie-ins with Paizo's worldwide Starfinder Society organized play efforts.
Starfinder is Paizo's second major roleplaying game, following up the phenomenal success of the game-changing Pathfinder RPG.