The investigators follow the passages below the city. With grim efficiency, they gun down the first person they meet. What murderous impulses drive humanity to such deeds?
They find a series of deserted rooms. It seems that Abyzou’s followers have made a base here for excavations.
A woman, Mary McTaggart, is discovered. She is weeping, distraught to be left behind by her companions on the verge of some great discovery. The clergyman orders her bound and gagged.
Using a map, the investigators travel deeper and deeper. They find the remnants of a bloody, terrible fight between the cult and monstrous, serpent-like humanoids. The Auld One tells them that they are too late to prevent the “awakening”.