8th Patchwall 1238: Early afternoon. Droskar’s Crucible, Northern Kron Valley – Warm and dry.
The PCs defeat Greypelt and his pack of she-wolves, and recover enough Ironbloom mushrooms to create Laurels cure. Badly battered and fatigued the party rest overnight in the ruined abbey.
9th Patchwall 1238: Northern Kron Valley – Warm and dry. Blacksour taint death toll at 30. The PCs spend a short time exploring the rest of the surface ruin including a secret jail block full of restless dead. Descending to the first subterranean level the party hear goblin voices and the sound of stone working. They decide not to delay returning to the town any longer and leave the ruin. They cross the river and skirt around the forest heading toward Falcon’s Hollow. Ko-Lag is sure that something is watching the party from the tree-line but they never get to find out what.
10th Patchwall 1238: Falcon’s Hollow, Northern Kron Valley – Warm and dry.
Blacksour taint death toll at 32. The PCs arrive at Falcon’s Hollow and head directly to Laurel’s shop where she starts to brew the cure from her grandmother’s recipe book. The PCs remain onsite to stop hysterical townsfolk from bothering the herbalist. In the late afternoon Ko-Lag remains to protect the herbalist shop while Burne, guarded by the rest of the group, carries the cure to the church of Heironous. They are jostled by a massive crowd and watched by agents of the Lumber Consortium, local criminal groups and an individual wearing a badge marking him as a Ranger of the Gnarley. With the help of the Sheriff and his deputies they reach their destination. Lorne, the acolyte of Heironous thanks the group and starts to administer the cure. The PCs take one bottle of the cure to Gavel Kreed’s mansion and instead of taking his offered reward they talk him into dropping the axe-tax on his employees. They deliver Kreed’s written promise to the Sheriff for safe keeping. Finally they retire to the inn and enjoy a celebratory feast.
11th Patchwall 1238: Hollow, Northern Kron Valley – Warm, light rain.
During breakfast the PCs are approached with baked gifts from several town mothers and news that their loved ones are starting to get better.
16th Patchwall 1238: Hollow, Northern Kron Valley – Warm, dry.
Over the past five days everyone afflicted with the blacksour taint has recovered. The PCs have become minor celebrities, hailed in the street by ordinary townsfolk, targeted by minor criminals and celebrated (often with ale) by lumberjacks now free of the axe-tax. Children in the street can be seen pretending to be the brave adventurers on their grand adventure to save the town. Around midday, news arrives that a group of children were dared to spend a night in a local ruined orphanage and have not returned.
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