Laying a trap, our heroes replaced a target family and lay in wait. On the third night, the snatch squad arrived and was quickly dispatched. Enough were left alive to tell the heroes that they were the squad. expired sites . Except for the leader, the kidnapping gang from Chelix looked to be rolled up.
The group observed the book store where the leader lived as a recluse. Finally, our sorceress, fighter and inquisitor faced “Malcolm”. Malcolm appeared unperturbed by the heroes and gave them a lecture. He was clearly an infernal sorcerer, with direct references to “father” who may well be Asmodeous. After a brief speech about not being allowed to kill the party, an entreaty not to burn down the store that sounded like a veiled threat, and cryptic references to their future, he vanished.
The group search the building to find several evil spell books, a rather obviously displayed fragment of prophecy, a magical scarab and a plethora of books.
The Scarab defied identify, but is clearly magical as it was easy to spot. It has been locked up until It will wait for Cyrus the Mage to look at it.