The party is greeted as heroes when they arrive at Falore with the rest of the captives. The mayor provides rooms for them to express the people’s gratitude, and invites the party to a council with the city leaders and captain of the guard to decide what action to take regarding this threat recently uncovered.
During the day before the council gathering, the party takes the recovered diary to a goblin linguist at the local college. They also give the town’s best alchemist a sample of the strange potion they recovered from the witches lab. He requires some time to analyze it, so the party plans to return in a few days.
At the Falore Council meeting, it is decided, based on the party’s findings and the information gathered from the translated diary, that the party will be hired to accompany a force from the town guard in an expedition into Greenwood to exterminate any further menace from the hobgoblins and the witches coven.
Traveling deep into the woods, the party locates the witches dingy camp. They defeat the witches and their bullywug minions, but not before the witches are able to call the aid of a young dragon named Lofwyr, who claims to be the whelp of the great dragon Helgebolg. The party proved too strong for Lofwyr, and defeated him despite his attempts to escape once it became apparent the battle was not going in his favor.The party left some of the town guardsmen to guard his corpse and deal with any remaining coven members who might come wandering back, and made their way back to Falore. That evening as they traveled from the wood’s edge to the main road they saw a strange reddish glow well up in the sky in the direction of Cor Winnish…