This is the bit where the red dragon at the end of the adventure turned out to be a fucking dracolich instead.
Oh hell yeah, it was a total party kill. Relevant posts in Life is Like a Bad RPG are here and here.
Come to think of it, I’ve never run into a “family time” holiday in the US that didn’t end up in a TPK on or a couple days after the date in question.
At some point I’ll be rolling a new character for the Father’s Day module, aka the weeks around June 21st, 2010.