The endebted Mages were summoned by Rose, who advised that late there were two Verbena witches murdered in a ritual sacrifice.
They were instructed to travel to Prudence where they would assist Gwennifer Hagal in determining who the guilty party was and assist in their capture.
Gwennifer provided all of the information she could to the party, but was unable to determine a guilty party.
She along with other members of the Silver Shield were able to determine the nature of the ritual.
A sacrifice to Cthonic gods attempting to gather power in exchange for the the souls of those slain.
This ritual was to be performed under the Blood Moon on September 28th, as a spiritual influx would be occurring at the same time, thinning the veil and opening a juncture.
A great deal of magick had been used to prevent any evidence from upturning, leading most of the evidence to be circumstantial at best; however, the party eventually determined that the blacksmith Elliot Goldman was guilty due to his association with the dark arts.
Crassilla Salazar was ultimately the one who led the interrogation attempting Elliot’s arrest, but the party found him to be innocent.
Crassilla’s zeal for the investigation led the party to suspect Crassilla who fled into the night along with 5 other Verbena from Prudence, essentially admitting their guilt.
While Crassilla was not captured, her ritual was left incomplete and the Blood Moon passed without incident.
The party was thanked for their services and dismissed, the Verbena of Prudence had some measure of closure and a sentence was passed that the warlocks responsible would have their powers stripped should they ever be captured.
Now Crassilla is at large, and most likely with a great deal of vengeance to exact…