Aware of the dangers of the mine, the thieves teleport via the Master of the Quarter to strike a deadly blow to the Master Illithid but not without a battle against The House Cleshadore assassin, Lye and the undead force of Folkor. The thieves escape from the mine before the forces could fall upon them. In act of vengeance, the thieves’ inn is attacked by Grimlocks seeking their destruction. The rogues realize they know where the emeralds are coming from but not where they are going. Time is running out as the forces of the Masters move to fulfill their plan.