Although not without taking losses, the Seekers of the Ashen Crown were successful in their mission to acquire the artifact and thwart the agents of the Skullborn and the Emerald Claw. Demise is dead, Tiktuli in chains, the party’s name cleared, the Kech Volaar avenged, and the Crown pleased by the historic quest to acquire it.
Now leading the guild, the party settles down to business-as-it-should-be, hiring themselves out as normal adventurers. Perhaps they’ll actually have a chance to do just that. But not all of them can forget the Last War, can step outside the path others put in front of them, can forgive the wrongs dealt to them, can avoid creating the history the Crown desires . . .