Previously in Dunraven…
After slaying the murder Corena Philips in Mrs Greth’s home the party is informed that a home of a local noble family has been captured by thugs and the family is being held hostage. Dawn approchs and set up for Thayadrid Greatwyrm‘s address nears completion. The heroes with aid from fellow guards men Alfonzo and Sully storm the house and subdue the thugs with out loss of life, quick interrogation of the thugs seem to point to lair in the city,being backed by the Silver fingers.
As Thayadrid’s address begins its obvious that some of Dunravens key players are missing. No one in the watch can locate 1st Sargent Alhalore, Barnard D’albo, and Patriarch Blackhammer are also strangely absent.
’s address is stuning he is joined by Father Chazzrid Captain Baddock
. Captain Baddock announces that the city watch is no longer able to maintain order in the city given the recent murders and crime wave, and that Thayadrid has graciously offered to provide a security force for the city. a company of The Crimson Hounds
march in to the city proper to join the crowd, many cheer. Thayadrid Greatwyrm
also informs the people that he will end the absence of the sun by conducting a trial to assertain the innocence of Father Devilyn
and see Pealor appeased. Father Chazzrid
sighting Thayadrids feeding of the people, in this time of crises, that the church and a majority of the council of Dunraven support this show of power by Thayadrid the last noble left in Dunraven. The Red Hounds are than dispatched to track down the stronghold of the thugs in Dunraven and eradicate them.
Zurch, the Mad Wizard
informs the party that sevral influential cittizens includeing 1st Sargent Alhalore
often meet in secret to discus problems that have arisen since the death of Lord Dunraven, and it would seem very likely that there absence from this event is no accident and they may be targets of the Hounds if not found soon. Taldus Servo
uses one of his many magic tricks at his disposal to ascertain Alhalores location.
The party splits up, Renfell Mithlithdal Glitterhold Mickelberry, and Sorin Venser break in to Thayadrids house to discover he has a strange love of snakes and a hidden door with no handle.
The rest of the party find Dunravens secret council in the distillery, everyone but patriarch Blackhammer under the effects of some charm spell, Blackhammer claims an elf did it. The party manages to get everyone out before the Red Hounds come storming up the sewer. Its later discovered that a trail of evidence was placed in the sewers linking the thugs and leading right to the distillery.
1st Sargent Alhalore and the party retire to Zurch, the Mad Wizard secret home. Barnard D’albo returns to Dunraven manor to further research the heir to Dunraven the city needs another Dunraven more now than ever.
The party meets Elthore of the wild watch, Halbro’s cousin. Elthore informs them that the order of the Fountain has been acting very peculiar as of late and that Sir Airamail Lestion of the White Wood Warden of the South Wilds has gone missing after going to check on Lady Astrile, Zurchs friend and leader of the order of the fountain. It is decided that a trip in to the wilds to locate Astrile and Airmail is the next best step.