The Heroes of Sandpoint proved their mettle against the nefarious Nualia, the beautiful acolyte of Lamashtu. Now that she has fled, the goblins will no longer be able to unite their quarreling tribes to pose anything more than a nuisance to the good folk of the land.
Ameiko, the heir to the Kaijitsu holdings, goes with her brother Tsuto to his trial in Magnimar. He is hanged for murder and conspiracy. The quasit Erylium is banished to the Abyss. The Mayor and Sheriff are immensely grateful to the Heroes, offering any help they can provide.
Nig takes his share of the loot and gains a newfound respect amongst the townspeople. Rather than see him as a creepy rat person, they value his appraisal and problem solving thriftiness. Shalelu collects the bounty on Bruthasmus, hangs his bow in the Rusty Dragon, then slips off in to the wilderness in the following few days.
After the excitement of the Thistletop battle, L’Roy Jenkins sleep is disturbed by a lingering menace. Behind a sealed door, a long-brooding evil waits for its chance to unleash its spite on the world….