The party left the city to explore key areas of the countryside.
A large precession was seen entering the city.
They encountered what appeared to be a bear on top of a hillock. Upon slaying the animal it was discovered to be human. The human was a part of a commune of shapeshifters headed by an aging druid, name Barry.
Upon reaching the second hillock, the party discovered a bloody ritual circle of some sort. (Eric) stumbled upon a doorway of some sort doorway and was teleported to a keep somewhere. He returned almost immediately with no idea where he was or how he got there.