After a successful foray against the lIzardmen and an abortive foray against the gnolls, the party is attacked in the middle of the night by the entire gnoll pack. The group is able to set up their defense around a doorway, limiting the number of gnolls that can attack at once. After a protracted struggle, the gnolls are finally defeated. unfortunately Caelia’s retainers Gurstag and Pulcharia are killed and Werm is badly wounded. The party retreats to town after looting the gnoll warren to recover and search for new retainers.