After having settled with Prince Vilmos, the adventurers left with the prince to Erusmea to deliver the shroud.
Expecting treachery, the adventurers were introduced to Baron Mathan of Erusmea on a camp that the Prince made outside the main road. They accepted an offer by the Baron, where they learned that the shroud was actually commissioned by Chancellor Zoretha of the Citadel.
They all had odd experienced from the taint they gained from the exposure to the evil domain of Gibber Peak.
As the morning came, and they ate their breakfast and watched the Baron instruct his soldiers, they all saw the Hellhound and his warriors preparing themselves on a set of hills in the distance…