The brigands come in force and lay siege to Simon’s Rest. After what felt like days, thousands of ground troops, orcs, calvary, archers, trolls, knights, and heroes battled on the outskirts of Simon’s Rest.
Marin’s Riders and the army of Simon’s Rest were ultimately able to fend off the vanguard of brigand troops. While victorious, the battle was a sobering presentation of the considerable force at Piraxis’s disposal.
The riders are left little choice but to engage Piraxis directly. The dragon has backed an ornery badger into a corner and is about to get his face ripped off.