Fizboth sent his apprentice, Michelle (sp?) to guide the characters to ______ to find the Chartick Ruby. After an uneventful journey, Michelle led them to the castle. An elaborate ruse was successfully used to lure and ambush the orc guards.
After raising the portcullis, the players started to explore the dungeon that is the entrance to the fortress. The players had several set backs (don’t disturb the water!), but emerged relatively unscathed.