- While examining the metal box recovered from the Tritons, a gang of trolls, along with their shambling mound and a giant crocodile, attacked the PCs.
- After a narrow victory by the PCs, the surviving troll and its minions fled back into the swamp.
- The book was revealed to be a strange tome of magical research.
- The PCs continued heading out of the swamp, towards the inland plains.
- After spotting two large, dark shapes flying off in the distance, the PCs decided to travel slower and more cautiously to avoid what they assumed were dragons.
- Traveling at a slower pace, the PCs found themselves spending another night in the swamp camped in their tower.
+ 1,800 xp (Combat)
= 14,060 / 14,000
PCs reach 6th level; they may level up when they next have a chance to rest and train in safety.
Rusted box → Subtle Treatise of Surunos
Alchemy Jug refinement