Dark Sun: Seared to the bone
House Madar was once a successful merchant operation involved in the livestock trade. It was crushed in a trade war against its rival, House Tsalaxa, over a hundred years ago. House Tsalaxa is still an active merchant house and has all but cornered the livestock trade in the Tablelands.
House Madar was not crushed by competition but wiped out by hired assassins in the pay of House Tsalaxa. It is rumored that the head of House Madar, Darom, hid their vast wealth some- where in the Tablelands before the destruction of his house was complete. With no living descendants, the location of the treasure–if it ever even existed–is lost to time.
A dark legend states that many House Madar elders, including Darom Madar him- self, were sealed into a hidden vault along with the treasure. The legend further states that Darom and those buried with him stand eternal vigil against any who would defile their tomb.
With the last remains of house madar and their vault disturbed they awoke. A group of adventurers lead by a merchant managed to gain access to the inner vault and slay Darom himself, or so they think…