Escorted “Prisoners”
The Scouring of the Shire #2 (x1)
2A-B (12)

After a brief encounter on the road with the disgraced Saruman, Frodo and his companions encounter resistance and hostility from the Shirriffs of the Shire.

When Revealed: Make Brandywine Gate the active location and add Three-Farthing Stone to the staging area.

“It’s the Chief’s orders that you’re to come along quiet. We’re going to take you to Bywater and hand you over to the Chief’s Men.” —The Return of the King

This stage cannot have more than 12 progress tokens on it.

Forced: At the end of the quest phase, if no progress was placed here as a result of questing successfully, the first player raises their threat by 3. If more than 3 progress was placed, each player engaged with more than 1 Shirriff enemy may discard 1 of them.

The players cannot advance while Three-Farthing Stone is in play.