8th Patchwall 1238: Whitefire Vale, Northern Kron Valley – Warm and dry.
Blacksour taint death toll at 26. The PCs reunite with Fernok at the ruined dwarven monastery called Droskar’s Crucible. They scout the area finding numerous wolf tracks and a pair of old dwarven statues. After entering the deserted courtyard they investigate the guard tower and are attacked by large spiders, one of which is killed and other two are driven off into the nearby forest. The PCs enter the monastery by the front door and map the first couple of rooms; one a cloakroom and the other a bed chamber containing the dead remains of a dwarf. They leave both rooms undisturbed and move on to the great hall, a room dominated by a desecrated anvil of Moradin. Therein they are attacked by a pair of ravenous darkmantles.
145 xp each.