The Party discovers that the woman, who won’t awake, is Marlee Ilgenar, and the man is her friend, Gustav Perie. Gustav seems to have had a crush on Marlee, and traveled with her on her ritual in hopes of getting her out of the cult.
The warehouse cleared, they leave, stopping for the night at the Sun Battalion camp, to see Bertez. Around the campfire, they also meet the leader of the Sun Battalion, Guian Harcourt, sword of Queen Aveline. Bertez requests that, on arriving back in town, they deliver a note for him to the bard Earline Wildryt. Tales and drink are exchanged around the campfire.
In the morning, the war-deacon turns the two young cultists back over to the party, who head out for Rossale.