A core group within the party saw the Claw of Hurk’Ala a convenient return ticket to Dragon’s Spine and a grudge match with Orcbane. Newer members of the group didn’t have a chance to object: Marius Leveque, hiding out on board the Unfair Advantage, fell sick with fever and didn’t recover until events were well under way. And Sven Green (Jacob’s new character) was wholly absent from events.
The handover was interrupted by Ninjas wearing glowcloaks, but their cowardly invisible attack was fended off by the heroes.
Horludai, Marius and Uath received the Emperor’s blessing.