|We tread carefully, but readied to leave.|
Above the door was yet one more inscription.
|We hoped this would be the last.|
It was barred and locked. There was a key on a giant ring. After everything we have been through this seemed too easy. Stryder cold and calculating as he is, was getting impatient. Stixx searched for traps and found nothing. Stryder took the key and unlocked the door. He lifted the bar off the door, and kicked it right open. Awaiting beyond the door was a well suited knight bearing yellow and blue coat of arms. This man was in amazing condition and we could not figure out why he was here until we looked around his neck. The pendant that Thorn sent us after was around his neck. Maldrake quickly identified it as a Mitra holy symbol.
We lined up for an attack with Grumblejack stacked in the ten foot doorway. The knight was calm and simply asked us "Why are you down here and who sent you?"
|Grumblejack was putting up with no shit today.|
|Urgoen came packing with a pack.|
With only a couple strikes the knight brought down Grumblejack who was already in a sorry state from the last sixteen hours of fun. He dropped like a sack of potatoes and from there events were concrete and in motion if there had been any doubts of this. The knights eyes met with that of Kallista and he saw her outward display of Asmodeus and bellowed, “A Forsaken of Mitra!” he says if the mark is shown. “I know not what deviltry has allowed you to be free, but I swear by the Shining Lord that I will see this injustice righted! Mitra will protect and guide me!”
Stryder and Strum let loose volleys of arrows from the back pelting the fanatic knight.
Urgoen summoned forth a fiendish hound to attack the knight as Grimalkin began to setup for a flanking maneuver. Kallista cast a spell of acid in his direction and moved into place to attack the devoted knight of Mitra. She got one good strike off but was easily dispatched by the knight. The
|The knight fell.|