Having defeated the leader of the Gnoll band and dispersed it, killing most of the stragglers.
Taking in payment for the completed job, the Mary Jeans and their new ally, Amy, travel first to Silent Falls, the trading center closest to the Screaming Mines. Here they receive a warm welcome at Sally's Place and meet with the Local Hucrele House merchant, Abe.
After a small amount of resupply, the party makes the trip to the mine. Strange, meandering tracks are discovered near the mine, that seem to belong go Maiathia, the Drow soldier they released a few weeks before.
Claiming she was only trying to get to the Underdark, the party insists that she accompany them.
At a gantry built to cover a collapse, the party is set upon by strange elastic hairless monkeys and carnivorous floating leather umbrellas. In the midst of the combat, "Maiathia" reveals itself to be an imposter, some sort of shape shifting ooze that turns on the party.