In the dark tunnels Sariel begins to hallucinate. She sees visions of a metal rod draped with chains. After searching her equipment she finds that the box that holds the Orb has been scorched from the inside. Examining the Orb she finds that the crack has been fused, this is an ill omen.
With Malek’s aid the party navigates the sewers and finds the home of Emari. In the architects home the find his writtings about the Vault and how it was created. Much of the complicated arance diagrams are beyond their understanding, but they do find a magic ritual needed to open the vault.
Rolan finds an image of himself etched into a silver plaque, the plaque appears to be several hundred years old, predating his own birth.