The party was taken to the fortress of the traveling sword where they met with several of the support staff, and began training under the command of Morrid Blacktooth. They began training by fighting each other one on one. The results were very one sided with Durza the clear winner.
The party was taken to meet with Deaenla Xeaz and she gave them their first contract. They were being hired to protect a merchant caravan as it traveled from Lorkmere to Avgard. The party was attacked by bandits and they killed the bandit leader and went on to destroy the bandit camp.
The party’s pay for this contract was 1,200 gold pieces.