31st Sarenith – The party returns to Olegs after questioning the captured Kobolds of the Sootscale tribe. Having questioned them and learned of the location of the kobold lair the party decided to allow them to live in hopes of fostering good relations with the tribe. On the way to Olegs the party runs into a group of wild boar who’s tusks pale in comparison to that of the famed Tuskgutter yet still hurt as they impale the Paladin and Ranger before being slain.
1st of Erastus – The party while exploring the area south of Olegs uncovers a copse of trees covered in web and bones of animals. They catch a glimpse of what appears to be a bandit and move forward to investigate. As they near a large spider attacks, luckily the party is quick on their feet and none are hit by its poisonous bite. Upon the spiders death the party searches the bandit and claims another amulet depicting a stag and head to Olegs.
At Olegs the group brings the Radishes, some truffles and the boar meat to Svetlana to make a stew of epic proportion. They enjoy an excellent meal, provide Oleg with a few items to sell and then head out the next morning intent on exploring the Kamelands as far south as the river and along the edge of the Nalmarches.
2-3 of Erastus – The party explores 24 sq miles of rolling hills and fields to find nothing of note.
4th of Erastus – While adventuring, the party stumbles upon what appears to be bandits setting up camp near an ominous looking clawed tree atop a hill. The party catches the bandits by surprise and after a fierce battle the surviving bandits surrender. The party decides that they are unable to take any prisoners with them at this time and carry out justice using the tree to hang the bandits. Thus the area has become known as Hangmans tree. During the execution of the bandits, some disturbed soil is noticed. Upon further investigation and some digging an old spellbook is found wrapped within an old cloak.
5th of Erastus – Party uncovers hidden Gold vein while exploring.
6th of Erastus – Rickety bridge just south of the bandit camp is found, party avoids it and doubles back through the old bandit camp.
7th of Erastus – Party finds the Sycamore tree the kobolds mentioned. Soon they discover that it is not the Kobold lair, but in fact the mite lair. The go in
fight forced to flee after a tough encounter with a Whiptail Centipede that nearly takes the lives of more than a few party members. The kobold Mikmek proves his worth as he lands the blow that kills the creature. Gravely wounded and exhausted of spells the party retreats from the tree, but not before Tial Loup sets up some of his bear traps outside the entrance. They find a place a few miles away from the Sycamore Tree and set up camp to recover.
8th of Erastus – The party returns to battle the mites in the morning, they find the traps they set to be missing, but fresh blood to be near the entrance. They follow the blood trail and find a mite weeping over another. The remaining mite jumps up to avenge his friend and is joined by a few allies and some centipedes. Calvin of House Mor manages to take the brunt of the large insects attacks and has a tough time fending off the poisonous bites. This battle is eventually won and before the party has a chance to breath more mites burst forth, accompanied by a mite riding a large tick! The tick charges for Calvin, his pinchers jabbing into him and nearly killing him. The party rushes to his aid and after a prolonged battle they find themselves victorious. They search the tree and recover some minor items, including an Ivory statue of a horned devil that Mikmek requests be brought back to his tribe immediately.