The cavern is full of bioluminescent fungus.
There’s ghouls around a necromantic altar.
Ghouls killed. Book examined.
The Pnkotic Manuscripts (written in Aklo)
Inside cover writing:
May we the keepers of the elders prevail over the evils of simplistic thought and lesser men.
5 signatures, 1 is the house owner above.
Bookmark , notes in the book (Aklo and Common)
Bodies facedown in the pool, mangled and drained of blood. Circular bites or cuts.
Shardryn goes into the muck to get a sword.
Wand of bulls str 14 charges
Bracers of armor +1
Cloak of resistance +1
Ring of Protection +2
Ring of Protection +1
Ring of swimming
One of the rooms off the main cavern has a basic 6 man campsite.
Handwritten notes in Aklo ; Gates, Great Old Ones, Dark Tapestry, etc.
Hallways off the main cavern barred off, one way has bars broken and ghouls came in that way.
Topside, there’s something going on. People are lining up to leave. Guard doesn’t know the names in the book. Mayor knows the names, they are prominent town members.
Marshan- house destroyed (one of the bodies)
Arland Hive- scholar, Tanley was his apprentice, lives in old Aroden temple (Elm Way Church)
Baskerwell – Hermit, lives outside of town, potion seller, associate of Mr Hive. Druid, healer (one of the dead bodies)
Krove- runs Krove’s Asylum
Ruplan Myers- Middenstone vendor, “Ruplan’s Vat”
Girl’s name is Tanley Vidra. She is back with her family.
Keepers of the Oldest
The sunless grove
Wanted to summon and commune with Oldest ones to gain power and knowledge
references to page numbers
ritual to open portal and summon spawn of dark tapestry
stern warning not to do it. Dolts.
Magic binds souls of summoners to summonees. It consumes them, gaining power.
contains arcane spells