………………… from swirling mist, framed by the glow of sunlight a howling wolf and his Elven companion. The Elf proclaimed himself as the spirit of The Lone Wolf (Fenmarel Mestarine diety of outcasts)and that the party having removed the Spectres set to guard his fallen comrades would now find trinkets to aid in the fight against the Cult of Vorbyx.
On the mere mention of loot, and true to form, the majority of the party virtually ignored the rest of the visions pronouncement to scrabble about in the nearby pond to unearth the promised items. With the use of Detect Magic, Mage Hand, Unseen Servant and Otter Form the pond was thoroughly searched and the bodies/skeletons of the 3 fallen Elves found along with two rings later to be identified as a Ring of Swimming and a Ring of Counter Spell.
With the party dried off and a suitable campsite for the night found, preparation for an assault on the Portal Caverns was begun……………….