When they returned, every earth temple troops were entrenched around the main entrance.
They must find another way to enter.
Y’day has been captured. They have heard about a deal between Lareth and the earth priest to have her as prisoner inside the temple.
They have pursued the “weaver of chaos” priest until he join the earth temple forces. A skirmish breaks out but they prevail and capture a lieutenant.
Emboldened by this victory, they attack the forces around the main entrance ans put them in rout.