Feb 25, 2020
As the Festival of Lights reaches its climax, a panicked mother calls on the crowd for help. Quercus helpfully points out a botanical clue in the child's disappearance, while failing to distinguish between the footprints of small children and squirrels.
Amena uses her cool head to lead the party to a small cave nearby, and Lance bravely volunteers to explore inside first. Pimur is simultaneously excited at the adventure and infuriated by the slippery nature of the One Power in times of need.
Inside the cave, the worst fears of the party are realized as giant spiders defend a silk-wrapped bundle. Quercus anxiously looks for an Ogier-sized entrance into the cave complex.