After fighting off the Eye Piercer orcs in the night, Alewine decided that Nara wasn’t the right destination for him, and set off on his own. Considering that Nara is a favored destination of many skalds and scholars, the rest of the group suspected the bard had an ulterior motive, but they bid him farewell without questioning him.
The road they traveled on to avoid the major trade routes was sparse and treacherous, and their path brought them into the territory of a small bandit gang who were quickly discouraged from their midnight theivery when Ceilin made a show of his god’s power. Naga and Attis decapitating a few of them helped as well.
They finally arrived on the outskirts of Nara, and Naga was able to purchase some herbal remedies for wounds from a traveling merchant. In the city, Ceilin found a valuable tome about various Thunoric practices, and Attis found some valuable ale and whores.
They spent a couple days in the city, but soon realized that there was little work for them there. Also, Naga was unable to find a healer with enough skill to repair the terrible scarring he suffered while attacking the cultist of Vali. It seemed they would have to return to the rough city they had been trying to avoid – Aslov