The events of this segment take place between Shebest 9 and Shebest 13 in the year 1582 AR (Timeline).
Wenviiron and Inari headed northeast towards the city of Great Rock, so named for the large standing stone at the center of the city, said to be a relic of a time long since forgotten, when the eladrin race ruled over all E’yané as it and the Feywild were one. They sought out a bit of rest and decided they may seek out some work in town before they headed back to Old Hisrech. Adventure, it seemed, had been waiting just behind the south wall of the city…
Meanwhile, the eladrin wizard Valas Khila, an emissary of the Saverius Academy, arrived in the south portion of Great Rock with his warforged guardian, Time. Valas came all the way to Gernaris in hopes of finding the whereabouts of Olwë Helyanwë, who was instructed to return with a very important scroll, but had since fallen out of contact. Time, his loyal guardian, was an ancient relic of Altimera, an elven society that ruled most of the eastern continents and aided in the rise of mankind to power. Their search for the lost acolyte would be beset with adventure…
Klael, a wandering mercenary of mysterious decent, came into Great Rock in hopes of finding a few spare coin for a few simple kills. As luck would have it, he turned onto the southernmost road of the city just as Inari, Wenviiron, Valas, and Time came to the same place. And with a violent boom and thunderous crash, the south wall came down and a swarm of goblins rushed into the city.
Fate joined them together and they worked decisively well as a team, meting out death to the raiders. Inari and Wenviiron saw a number enter into a specific shop and they assumed they were seeking something specifically in that place. So, they followed the would-be thieves and dished out a healthy portion of justice. The goblins were quickly defeated.
The shopkeeper rewarded them with a goblin horn totem, which Wenviiron took and Inari presumed was the reason for all this chaos. The five heroes met up in the Green Tankard Tavern to discuss possibly working together in the future.
The heroes learned the history of the horn totem: it was found by Curuvar the Brazen in a barrow south of Great Rock. After dialogues with Curuvar and Iruith Staciarunya, the Lady Mayor, the group set off south in search of the barrow known to house the remains of Renka, the “Ogre King”.
After entering into the barrow and felling the goblins defending its bowels, the group came face to face with the leader of the goblins, Sancossug.