At last, the heroes finally fight and slay the Green Dragon Caustrex. They retrieve the Prime Core, Finn’s Sword and the beast’s hoard. They also catch a glimpse of the Disciple of Thoon, a Drow who has been cybernetically improved using highly advanced clockwork technology.
The heroes simultaneously meet the being residing inside Finn’s sword and evade certain death at the hands of the Disciple of Thoon. They bring the sword back to Kalri, who entreats Ashar to take up the blade for the good of all. Torvan ir’Narvon is finally returned to Loudwater. On the way to Evereska their train is ambushed by orcs.