Dates are Elsirian Reckoning
3rd cycle of the Years of Bounty
48 Spring: The parties are sent from Overlook to all parts of Elsir Vale. Plum, Lowman, Nova, Randall, and Isembard are charged with spreading the word along the Dawn Way to Brindol. Leaving Overlook in the company of other messengers and traveling east along the Dwarfroad, the party leaves the foothills of the Stonehome and enters the Westdeep. The company camps in the Westdeep, displaying an envoy banner to avoid conflict with the elves of that forest.
49 Spring: The company reaches the edge of the Westdeep.
50 Spring: The company exits Westdeep early in the day and passes into the hills north of the Wyrmsmoke.
51 Spring: The company reaches Wyrmsmoke pass before nightfall. Part of the company makes ready to head south through the pass the following day.
52 Spring: The company passes out of the hills and onto the grasslands of the Vale proper.
53 Spring: Mid morning the company reaches the Dawn Way Crossroads. Again the company splits, some heading north, some heading south. The party camps and plans to cross Skull Gorge in the morning.
54 Spring: The company arrives at the ruins of Skull Gorge bridge and pass over the replacement cabled bridge. The company enters the fringe of the Witchwood, once again displaying their envoy banner.
55 Spring: Company reaches Drellin's Ferry. Some head south.
56 Spring: Company Reaches Terrelton. Some head south to the Hammerfist Holds.
1 Summer: Company reaches Nimon Gap.
2 Summer: Company reaches Talar. Some head south to Dauth.
3 Summer: Party reaches Brindol. Remaining non party company continues on towards Marthton and Dennovar.
4 Summer: Party has initial meetings with Brindol Council, informing them of Orog strength. Council is unenthusiastic and goes into deliberations.
5 Summer: Deliberations continue. That evening, Brindol is attacked by Hobgoblins. The party, gathered at the Antler and Thistle, are caught in the middle of the raid. Fending off the monsters and saving the Thistle's Red Hand banner, the party pushes through the night in pursuit of the raiders. Tracking the hobgoblins, the party makes their way through the foothills and up into the Giantshield Mountains.
6 Summer: Just before dawn they come to the ruins of Rivenroar Castle. The find a defensible position and get some rest. Shortly before midday they breach the catacombs.
(End of 1st Session)