Gray and Storm learn more about magic, and Valla learns more about them, when the Chimeras find the cell that Shadowforth and her children were kept in.
The elves and chimeras find a room filled with records and books, and learn that a prominent figure from the beginning of the war between Akalai and Lassania is someone very familiar to the main characters...
Storm makes a mistake costing some time; Nobody is happy with the predicament.
The exploration of the Dungeon begins, and the Chimeras and Elves begin to realize just how bad the situation in the dungeon currently is...
Gray gets overly defensive... and then is confronted by an oversight she has made.
The ritual is completed, but without the desired results.
A rift between the elves becomes clear to Gray, and she's right in the middle of it.
Valla helps one of Shadowforth's youngest children, before the elves and Gray have to leave the village for a couple of days.
Gray and Fayne almost get into an argument... Fayne and Valla almost get into an argument... Valla and Harold almost get into an argument... but somehow, the elves think that an alliance between the Chimeras and Akalai could be possible.
The hunters and warriors begin to travel back to the village in small groups, starting with those who are sick and wounded... including Gray and the elves who were in her shelter.