# Confrontation at Candlekeep To protect against a siege adventure for 2nd level. ![[D&D 5E Forgotten Realms/_assets/adventures/confrontation-at-candlekeep.webp]] As the Sundering rises to a climax that shakes two worlds, desperation grows among civilized folk of all races. Everywhere, the farsighted turn to the wisdom of the past to find secrets that can guide the tumult of the worlds and harness the awesome energies now raging wild across them. For once, what “every fool knows” is correct: the greatest surviving storehouse of lore is Candlekeep. Guarding it and finding its relevant secrets are crucial - and you are there, on the spot, the fate of the Realms, depending on your deeds and aspirations. Every world needs its heroes to save it, and in Confrontation at Candlekeep, you have a splendid chance to do just that. A wild ride, great fun, and high stakes - what more can one ask of an adventure? This adventure takes place in the backdrop of [[D&D 5E Forgotten Realms/Adventure Timeline|The Sundering]]. ## Gameplay For gameplay dates and times, visit [[Schedule]] for more information. ## Area Map ![[D&D 5E Forgotten Realms/_assets/maps/map-area-candlekeeep.jpg]] [to enlarge: zoom window or open image in new tab]