Orphans travel into the temple; fighting chimaera, discovering Nerim the hermit and the black idol that possesses and forces them to try and get others to become possessed as well.
The Jann have never gone in, and bluster about it. Al-Anwar became abandoned for a reason, but the Jann aren’t interested in tempting fate.
The strange hermit lives in the ruins as long as the Jann have been there, and he seems strangely unaffected by all that is going on; even if there IS a magical curse. One old man alone in the ruins SHOULD be dead, but he seems to be alive, so there’s something’s strange about him.
I AM AZALTIN! SEE MY WORKS, O MIGHTY AND DESPAIR!
BRING THEM TO SEE THE GOD
Printz casts Comprehend Languages
– The heroes all have to make a constitution save or be poisoned.
– The heroes encounter three Manticore and battle ensues!
The Hermit’s name is Nerim. He has made the ruins of Al-Anwar his home. He laments the deaths in the temple.
11 obstacles stand between you and the truth
Truth is not obvious but can be found in the simplicity of a man’s love for his wife
scroll – Protection from Elementals
iron rod topped with the head of a lion – Mace of Smiting
small wind chime – Chime of Opening
Discovering the idol, the orphans lose their minds and begin to fight each other, charming, grappling and trying to get everyone to come in contact with the idol as well