6th – 15th Pharast 4710 Laden with the spoils of victory and with a prisoner in tow, the group return to Oleg’s Trading Post to interrogate (with the aid of charm person) the hapless bandit. Some knowledge was revealed of a greater bandit camp and their leader further to the south. With the ex-bandit inducted as a recruit into the militia sent to bolster the party, they recuperate and prepare for a more detailed exploration of the region (as obligated by the charter they bear). Potions are prepared, horses ordered from Restov and the new militia given some training.
16th Pharast 4710 The group travel beyond the region surrounding the Trading Post to begin the systematic exploration of the true wilderness.
17th Pharest 4710 After beginning to investigate an area some 20 miles out of Oleg’s the group discover the home of Bokken the hermit, lots of potion lore, a little brewing lore and virtually no memory, except for a deep hatred for his brother. A night is spent with Bokken and his potato based ale (well, he says it’s potato….).
18th Pharast 4710 Nursing a few mild hangovers the group press on to explore south of the hermit’s hovel, narrowly avoiding a pair of arguing trolls scoffing the horse or some unfortunate traveller before them. Discretion was the better part and they found another route. The pony-sized spider lairing in a small valley was more their measure and after dispatching the monster a map marking a ‘X’ near a distictive tree was discovered.
19th Pharast 4710 _The Spring Equinox and a holy day for Gozreh, a holy week for Erastil)The adventurers are driven to shelter in a cave by a long and powerful thunderstorm. Exploration is delayed a day….