"Our heroes never faltered as the cultists called out for reinforcements, "BRING THE BEAST!" Tired and low on supplies, the last hope for Kenabres made their stand…"
- Memoirs of the Great Sage and Eminent Alchemist Willie Nelson
The cultists fought hard to bring down the party and at least deflect their assault, but the might of party could not be diminished. In desperation, the cultist's released the "Beast" which subsequently slaughtered most of the remaining cultists (and damaging the party) with a fireball spell. Recognizing the beast as a Brimorak demon, the party fought on for several minutes before finally felling the beast in its tracks.
Tired and hurt, the party debated whether to continue but the need the prisoners from the Tower of Estrod was too great and the party ventured into the underbelly of the amphitheater proper. Finding little resistance in their path, the party soon came upon several makeshift jail cells with damaged forms contained within. One of these cells contained Garrett, Balin's friend, and his tongue had been removed and his body had been beaten to a pulp. Balin quickly treated his wounds and found similar injuries on the rest of the prisoners in the cells, even finding a woman that seemed to match the young girl's description of her mommy.
While discussing their next move, the sounds of swords clashing and people cheering raged above their heads and they feared what they might find when they reached the top level of the structure…