…with dead party members.
Roland‘s friend told him where the Dragonborn were holding Belinda. The warden’s daughter had told the leader of the dragonborn she had already seen the oracle (hoping he would let her go). Instead, he held her as a semi-prisoner in hopes she could help him find a mate.
Once rescued, Belinda stole a “treasure” from the militaristic leader of the dragonborn. The treasure turned out to be an ordinary playing card, depicting a pair of broken swords.
Roland and Belinda returned the Monastery of the Precipice in hopes of recruiting a team of seekers (adventurers seeking the oracle) two rescue their two comrades (Rothe Draken and Elyas) still trapped on the other side of the ettercaps and gnomes.
- Heian, a dual-wielding ranger seeking to up his swordsmanship game,
- Jerath, a capering drow bard,
- Lokki, an enigmatic githzerai,
- Kane, a damage-dealing paladin,
- Reona, fledgling sorceress, and
- Storm Johnson, a goliath warden
Meanwhile, Sam Dardano had finally caught up with the survivors.