The group gathered needed supplies and headed out along the coast road towards Saltmarsh. A four day journey on foot, they hoped to connect with a trade caravan and offer their services in it’s defense. They managed to find a caravan, and they did get them to agree to travel along, but they were offered no compensation, even though Viorel told many tales of the band’s exploits to the caravan team.
The group was put to the test when a giant skunk attacked the caravan one night. Amatae managed to use her animal handling skills to sooth the beast, but lost control of thew animal and it attacked Viorel for some reason. The battle was fierce, but the group was able to defeat the creature.
Eventually the group arrives at Saltmarsh. The caravan continues onward, and the group goes to see if they can get the sword they were sent to find. The blacksmith remembers the sword, it hung in the shop from the time he was a boy. His father, the blacksmith when Angus left the sword there, told many tales of the brave adventurer the sword belonged to. The current blacksmith sold the sword a month or so back to Waylen, the thatcher’s son.
At the thatcher’s home the group mentions the sword, and the thatcher ushers them outside. It seems that talk of the sword and their missing son gives the thatcher’s wife great distress. He assures the group that if they can find his son and bring him back, they could certainly have the sword. Waylen wanted to be an adventurer, and so he headed up to the haunted house…