Twice the bear rose from death, the water seeming to have healing properties. Kern’s timely arrival bolstered the heroes determination and finally they where able to slay the beast, which then withered, first into the body of a man then dissolved into the water, which then became clean, the mold on the stone work fading away.
After a brief introduction to his new allies, Kern led the party into the temple true. Not all that glitters is gold, sometimes its just a brass helmet and sword stand and dusty old books.
We also discovered the missing priest, rambling on in his fever about a curse.
I hope Juniper will be alright.