The group descend into the complex beneath the altar.
First, they have to battle past the bulk of the guard host. There are many, with leaders and, behind them all, an old man in a tattered cloak who turns out to be a wizard. The group fight bravely, none more so than the plucky young kobold Jaalask who assaults the spell caster personally, and nearly pays with his life. A fierce battle is won by the forces of good, however.
After this, they search and clear the barracks then, past an evil altar, the clerical enclave as well, lead by a patriarch who sells his life dearly.
They carry on deeper into the complex, wondering what will come next…