After Somnium, Caboose, and Dominick bought all their stuff and wallowed in wealth, they left the cleric and the paladin in town to study the ritual for summoning The Heralds to go on an escort mission for a caravan across the desert to a town in a forest. Along the way, the magi's Nightmare went feral when it say two Pegasi and a raging battle insued, ending in one dead Pegasi and the other flying away, along with the Nightmare, and the heroes encountered a convoy of badgers, who passed peacefully despitre attempts at "husbandry" by Caboose.