12/21/34 to 01/04/35 – After defeating Malek, the party goes back to the frogman pool There they encounter a pilgrimage of 6 frogmen. After dispatching them, Mara’s salts are dispersed into the water bringing her back. She reforms missing her left pinky tip. It has been replaced by a small piece of wood. The party goes to the kitchen and holes up for the night. Recovering as best they can over night they head back to the boat in the morning. In the long hall the fragment of Cthulhu manifests in the hall. It begins its psychic attack on the party, taking them into his control one by one. River manages to escape his sphere of influence, but his will is so diminished he sits just out of range. Loren finally faces Cthulhu alone. he swats her to the ground as if she was a mere fly. Ripping her armor off he reveals her birthmark and brand. Declaring she is marked by a lesser gawd, he probes the Asmodeus brand, removing it. Drawing back to take the birthmark of Serenrea, his finger descends once more. Sarenrae herself manifests and blocks the finger. In her radiant glory she disintegrates the fragment. Basking in her radiance the party is healed. Loren and Thalchi find their armor has improved. As the group contemplates what they have just experienced, the island begins to disintegrate around them. Everyone including the plate mail clad Loren makes it to the water and are rescued by rowboats from the Sea Darter. Mara and River are reunited and Mara falls into his arms as Moonbeam gags on a hair ball. 10 days later, the Sea Darter finds it way into the port at Barnacus.
01/05/35 – A 24 hour party breaks out as Galaren initiates Laiduin into his clan by getting Laiduin face down drunk and passed out in a bowl of stew. The rest of the party except Loren enjoy the festivities. The party enjoys the safety of Barnacus and begins to sell off their gains.