The group returns from collecting the Gale Cutter, Brave, Resheph, and Malamute make their way deeper into the woods and seperate from the rest of the group, and Narmar, Morwen, and Orkaz makes their way back to Talus only to be ambushed by 2 bears on their way in. Once they are inside the city they make their way through various shops when they see wanted posters with their faces on them and a reward of 10,000GP for their heads. Two assassins ambush the group and manage to take Morwen and Narmar to death’s door before Orkaz saves them. They faint one assassin, but the other manages to flee before Narmar charges after and takes them down. As he interrogates his assailant, but gains no answers, he grows frustrated enough to bite a chunk out of the assassin’s throat as Morwen finishes the job by syphoning the last bit of life from him. Narmar attempts to bring him back to life with no avail. Meanwhile, Orkaz ran back to the other assassin and finds that he has gone, she manages to track down a faint trail and follows it behind the potion shop of a woman who swindled them out of their gold earlier.