the party is feasting when Roland arrives with supplies that he was bring back for Vandra once arriving he joins in the feast and vandra sends him with estra and the party to a nearby town for supplies. the town of Colton the party is given 2 choices
1. go to the town and arrive just before night fall. if they chose this one then Alexander arrives as they are leaving and he tags along. when they arrive at the town it is dark a passive perception check will reveal if they see a shadowy figure or not. if they do they can react to seeing it go into a house if they catch her she is Silvia the Finisher Rouge of Avalanche she was hired to kill this man and his family his name is gorp and he is a half orc he has a a wife nok and a son derz. all are half orcs. and he is the half orc leader of the town. and the one that hired silvia is one of the rings. they suggest to go where she was to pick up the money and see what is there. once arriving they see the defensive warrior there. he sends 3 men that appear to be in paladin armor at the group and he fights with Roland, Estra, and Alexander. while silvia aids the group. after the fight is over the defensive war attacks the group and once he is defeated find that the group was engauged by astral and that he is on hakkia’s side and believes him to be the true profit and that vandra is trying to use the egg to make herself an all powerful being. after they refuse to join astral he leaves heading for the cave vandra is at. the party follows.
if they fail the check they get 2 more chances if all of them fail then the party gets the supplies heads back and during the night are awoken to vandra sensing something is wrong sending them to the town again to find it in flames. there is the prot war and astral with 2 paladins and astral heads back to the cave while the party has to fight the group.
2. arriving near morning the town is in a state of calm but then the body of a man his wife and son are found and no one knows why or by whom. after some supplies are bought the group is almost ready to leave. when Roland and Estra start talking to someone in the town and find that there has been a suspicious girl that came into town and was not there the next morning. they assume she killed the leader and now the elder wishes to hire them. Roland is more than willing to take this offer up and Estra agrees they leave the party and head to see if they can find the person responsible. after they are gone the party is spoken to by a man that wishes to hire them to find him a philangous for his business he also offer to shrink ivan’s philangous hand. if they accept they head to the forest where after some searching they can find 2 paladins and the defensive war if they go north and a philangous if they go south and silvia if the go east or they can encounter 3 paladins if they go west. if they chose to not go they will be in the town when it is attacked if they defeat the defensive war the town is not attacked. they find that the paladins are dead and are being controlled. after words they take there supplies back to vandra.