Shadows in the ForestA cold wind blows up the autumn leaves on the forest floor.
Only the smallest sliver of a moon can be seen through the barren clawing branches of the canopy.
Seven shadows surround me, but none of them speak.
Ill intentions have brought them here, and I know that they are stronger and faster than I am.
I also know that I am smarter.
I open my mouth to the dry air, and it is my voice that breaks the silence.
"I can tell you where you might find the thing you seek."
A shudder ripples through the circle of shadows, but no response.
I continue "Travel the path of golem henge into the sharktooth mountains. At dusk on the twelfth day of Sur