In the Caves of Shadow Polin, Vanir, Darvin, and companions question the guardian of the caves. During the questioning they are attached by a group of giant spiders lead by a phase spider. After vanquishing their foes the group finish their questioning and continues on cautiously moving toward the front of the mine.
When they arrive at the front of the cave complex, they are shocked to see humans, goblins, and other humanoids being held as slaves by dark dwarf-like people. After liberating the slaves, one steps forward and identifies himself as a young noble named Trey who hails from Timberwalk.
The adventurers gather information from the slaves and then some of the companions guide the slaves back through the portal to the other side.
The group leave the caves and they take a long rest at the Black Marble Mansion (white marble in thier world). After recovering they travel past the ruins of Timberwalk and make their way to creekside where there is a small guardpost on the dirt road.
After paying their way past the guards they arrive safely in Snakebridge Port. Filled with people of many humanoid cultures, there are several magic shops along with temples dedicated to he dark ones.
The party books package to the City of Midnight, and the party are able to pick some information about their destination.
After arriving at the City of Midnight, the party makes their way to the Isle of Stars where there is a tower that is VERY similar to the tower in Tolbrook. There are scattered troops in the area and they befriend Tariff the Tiefling and he gives them the lowdown, “The portal opens at the top of the tower every day and then the crowd rushes to the top of the tower fighting amongst themselves”
The party agrees that it would be best to be early, so they head up the tower and find 3 black robed figures preparing the portal. They recognize Gabrielle and Wyn. After some discussion they step through the new portal back to the other side…