Group moved north to windswept ruins with longstriders and silent monks in tow. Tusk split to investigate Ratusk sightings. Undead pursued slowly. Players mount spiderbot, clanless
Encountered grove of giant apple trees. Orcs in trees, pulling down fruit, giant bear behind them, doing the same. Group sees bear, bear sees tree climbers, group races to warn climbers before bear appears. Phil charms bear, bear joins group. Bear is too big and scary for town, stays behind in marshes, waiting for runic hydra.
Players reach city at dusk. Glowing lights of distant bonfires. The thick swamp parts as players grow closer to the city.