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Excerpt from the Field Journal of Dr. Alex Ritter – Pt. 16

The Warden left to scout the path we are to take tomorrow morning, so I took the chance to find out what Dermond knew of the Warden. I sat with him by the fire and asked what he knew; he was reticent at first but I persisted and what he told me created more questions than answers. I […]

Excerpt from the Field Journal of Dr. Alex Ritter – Pt. 15

Early the next morning we left town, the Warden leading Dermond and myself southwards towards the marshland. Dermond had told me that they are a dank and crooked place, riddled with traps to those who walk through them unawares. We are still several days journey from the southern marshes. The air is still clear but the Warden has cautioned us […]

Excerpt from the Field Journal of Dr. Alex Ritter – Pt. 14

The Warden woke me just as the sun rose. I had fallen asleep in the main room of the inn. As I stood I realized that he and I were not alone: Dermond, Geor, and Alarca, these two buried in each other’s arms, were standing behind The Warden. Dermond had finally recovered and he was dressed for battle, one hand […]

Excerpt from the Field Journal of Dr. Alex Ritter – Pt. 13

We have returned to Geor’s inn and I to my chair in the corner of the room. The fire flickers in the hearth and my eyes are heavy after the long day’s journey.

The Warden questioned me without cease as we made our way down from his cave and back into the forest. It seemed, after a time, he asked […]

Excerpt from the Field Journal of Dr. Alex Ritter – Pt. 12

I left before dawn, determined to find the Warden, wrapping my hands with strips torn from my cloak and carrying with me only a short-bladed knife and a leather flask of water. The sun found me struggling on the underside of an overhang in the rock. Handholds had been plentiful enough at the base but as soon as I hit […]