The heroes learn some secrets about this part of Shadowfell. And find a quaint tavern with bartender named Leena. Tracking down some leades, they track down Modra, the dark creeper who wishes to buy the copper key for 3000 dark crystals.
OGRE HOSPITALITY 1000 XP
A few bold Ogres “invite” the party to spar.
4 Ogre savages
1 Tangler beetle
The party quickly dispatches them and gains a reputation of being tough (+2 on intimidate checks).
SARSASHSA’S DARK FOUNDRY 1852 XP
Modra and his minions have taken Sarsasha’s forge. They spring to attack as the party enters the forge.
8 Shadowgoblin maulers
1 Two-headed death boar
1 Modra, dark creeper shadowborn stalker
1 Dark creeper
TREASURE: 5th level, 6th level, 1 silver key
After the battle, Sarsasha’s men show up and escort the party to the castle at the center of town.
AT THE END OF THE LAST ENCOUNTER THE PARTY IS 1 XP SHORT OF ADVANCING A LEVEL