While the party proceeded to explore the rest of the castle, Cithrel and Dahlia doubled back and freed Xinas from his stasis pod. Upon questioning, Cithrel offered information regarding her research into the missing villagers, the premises, and the previous tenants who mysteriously disappeared a few years prior - the Chasteler family.
The village of Galehaven has been plagued by mysterious disappearances for the last few months. It started first with smaller creatures and the occasional livestock, but now it has progressed to villagers.
Magnus stepped forward to pick up the sword, but out of sorts and more careless than usual, was surprised to find himself engulfed by a Gelatinous Ice Cube, all but invisible in the passageway.
The party left the ruins of Amouradiath, set upon their journey into the heart of Winter itself, there to find the Palace of Ice, the seat of Mab’s power over the Unseelie Court.
Hundreds of cranium rats swarmed around the party. To their horror, they merged into a golem with elongated arms, thick legs and a massive central mass all formed of writhing, crawling rats.
We came for our Lady, though she knew it not. We reject the false balance; Winter is no opposite but a blight, and M– no queen but a guttersnipe whore. We would have freed the Fey of her tyranny and restore the Garden of Chaos, the Rapture of Summer Growth Unending.
Gofa the Mighty came to the mountain fortress of Azam the Seer to demand the knowledge to defeat his enemies. But Azam denied him, for the Seer took little notice of the affairs of the world.
One It is the year 2392 ME. The town of Kessian, on the shores of the eponymous Lake is happy, prosperous, and safe. Harvests are bountiful, the weather mild and the many dangers of Telisar seem to give the place a wide birth.
As you crest the top of the hill, you see a plain of large flowers stretching out before you, something like sunflowers but taller, with droopy blue petals and umber pistils.
The various arrows read:
Wendell’s Rock Amouradiath Vakaralithien The Shifting Sands Incessant Babbling The Teeth That Look Like Rocks The Crystal Palace of Enduring Sadness Perfectly Normal House Draconia But Not The One You’re Thinking Of Shimmers You Are Here The Death of Stars Horseman’s Regret The Freeling Hideaway Cliffs of Insanity Certain Doom Uncertain Doom Too-Bright Woods Rillifane’s Respite Florin The Dream of a Thousand Cats It’s a Secret to Everyone The Swamp Where It Is Isn’t!