Fairuza, Zaldar and Kraz (who was in the prison for destroying a dragon statue, which he thought was a real dragon) have defeated the Intellect Devourer. The Devourer had taken over the Warden, who was left catatonic, and resisted capture.
Fairuza started an investigation to the Wailing Death. Tissue samples of diseased people didn’t respond to any regular treatments, leading her to think the disease is magical in nature.
Entering Blacklake district, the adventurers heard a cry of help from a woman, she was being attacked by a thug.
Another thug tried to surprise Fairuza, but failed. A battle ensued and the woman was revealed to be the leader of the two thugs, as it was an ambush.
After defeating these would be assassins, it was revealed they carried descriptions of the party members, along with a short description of their specialties.
An investigation to the Blacklake district was started. Fairuza covered the swaps, where it was found that it is now filled with dumped Wailing Death victims.
The food shortage is due to a rich merchant called Meldanen.
Sherry, a girl across from Meldanen, revealed he never enters or leaves through his front-door. She finds Meldanen creepy and doesn’t trust her neighbor.
Sherry saw Meldanen’s butler leave with his suitcases, she thinks he was fired at the start of this week.
Jenkin’s house is a smaller home. He has boarded up his ground floor windows.