Zook and Erathor were notified that there was a a disturbance of magic coming from the Nerull temple. Knowing that their friends were in there, Zook organised a small search party with the help of Raglin, a loyal mercenary mage of the Crown.
Erathor had to be charmed by one of the mages to overcome the fear of dungeons and leaving his fathers sword for a non-magic alternative.
Gaining the support of a couple of the adepts, they entered the dungeon. They fought off the Sword spiders that had defeated their friends and slayed a necromancer that was in a cloak of invisibility . The necromancer was identified as who they were hunting for by the supporting adepts. Checking for their friends vitals, they found Gotta and Thundor not responding to any healing.
Later checks found Gotta to be in critical condition and unfortunately, the wounds Thundor had suffered had been too much for his body to handle and his soul had departed his body.
Returning to the Crown camp, Lord Novartis himself congratulated the team for defeating the necromancer and gave them 5,000 gp.
Later on, reports of the three mages claiming that the real necromancer is still alive and that the group had faked the death to gain Crown’s favour and the reward. All were put under the guard of crown soldiers, with Zook in charge…