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Castle Whiterock—Chapter 12: Return to the Ruins

Characters
Emmeline Forthwrought, eccentric human wizard, with Jonathan, cat familiar.Frevia Arden, self-sufficient human druid, with Roberta, snake animal companion.Imra Shadowmantle, disciplined elven rogue.Melanie Shadowmantle, aristocratic human fighter, with Angelina, recovered toad.
The party sets out for Castle Whiterock along with their previous hirelings, Lissa the halfling groom and Gryffidd the mercenary leader. When they arrive at the gatehouse, they find the heavy ironwood gates closed, when they remember leaving them open last they were here. Emmeline casts reduce person on Imra, and the elf sneaks inside.

Checking the stables, Imra finds signs that someone had searched the building. Further into the courtyard, she sees that the tents left behind by the vanquished slavers had been disturbed: two had been taken down purposefully, but two more had been knocked down violently. With the reduce spell nearly at an end, Imra returns to the group. The party retreats out of the r…