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Ergan, I hope my letter finds you well, I have near finished my journey and hope to be returning soon to the manor at Apple Creek. My journey has taken me across the dales, visiting every tavern I can find and making contact with many other travelers, entertainers, and innkeepers in the region, even venturing briefly to The Vast and Moonsea.
My travels have taken me as far south as Arabel, stopping in Tilverton along the way, then I made my way to Highmoon and then Ordulin. I spent a few extra days in the larger cities, making sure to stop by multiple inns and making as many contacts as possible. From Ordulin I moved north toward Scardale and then to Harrowdale, where I found passage to Tantras, and then I traveled north to Calaunt. There I found passage north to Mulmaster, and from there Elmwood and Elventree. I contemplated a journey north to the likes pf Phlan but decided against it in favor of shoring up my contacts within the Dalelands. I had passed through Deepingdale, Tasseldale, Featherdale already and so avoiding Hillsfar made my way south to Ashabenford in Mistledale, and into Battledale, where I now sit in Essembra writing to you from the Watchful Eye Inn. I intend make my way back stopping in Freedale, Shadowdale, and Voonlar, should I go missing that should be the route to look for me, though you know that if I disappear and do not find myself quickly at the manor my fate is likely certain.
If trouble arrives and my presence is needed soon send word to the Red Dragon Tavern in Freedale, Mother Tara’s Festhall in Shdowdale, and The Swords’ Meet in Voonlar. Once I arrive if I find word I shall return with uttermost haste. Be sure to leave the stone in a secure place with word of the emergency that I might be prepared when I do arrive.