The party look for evidence of Kararakos or anything of interest. Failing to find either they are urged to mount the ziggurat by Vanalis. The orb then recites a phrase for Torthal to repeat and the party is transported to the original portal to the Kararakos’s fortress.
They make their way back home, encountering little in the way of foes and no friends. On arrival home they notice the town having been rebuilt significantly while they have been away. Escorted into the explorer’s guide’s offices buy an unknown dwarf the come to a drastically aged Mackay Dordrien. He explains that he thought the group had died. When asked why he replies.
“You left 30 years ago!”