Having slain the weird plant creature which threatened them, the Everwood Avengers, discovered that it had previously been a human female. Current theory is that the Green Welcome is somehow responsible for this transformation.
In an attempt to gain information about the unfortunate girl and her transformation, Asper tracked down the urchins who has pilfered her belongings, and arranged to pay them for their return.
In addition, the party spoke to Pan’Phar, an alchemist who sells Green Welcome, who advised that he obtains his supply from some gnomes. He was unsure where they could be found though.
During all of this, Simi kept a lonely vigil atop the roofs, spotting some furtive meetings between towns folk, and some taller, lankier “other” person…