Adventures wake up early in the morning, and despite the large hangover from the night before head to The Great Hall of Valor to meet with Pieter and Eoffram Troyas. Eoffram Troyas tells the party that the following members of the town of Brindol have been kidnapped by the Hobgolbins.
He also notes the following items that where stolen from the Great Hall of Valor. These items a trophys from the previous defeat against the Red Hand of Doom.
- Orante, gilded dragoncrest helm
- Ceremonial platinum longsword
- Set of three shields with the Red Hand insignia
- Set of iron gauntlets with extensive filigree
- Heraldic battle standard depicting two hands clasped in a handshake
After a long discussion with Eoffram Troyas he decided that this group is the one to help save the Brindol people. Pieter is upset that both Kartenix, and Thurann where captured along with the others. He offers to join the party and thus the Gray Council is formed! The councilman says a reward will be granted if the Gray Council returns all the prisoners, and a secondary reward for the return of the stolen treasure is also offered.