Somewhere beneath the old ruins is the space where the angel Araqiel fell in combat with the feathered serpent demon Quxaccoaw. The dungeons here are scattered with the deadly toxic feathers of the demon and the mixed blood of the two combatants, making the very environment hostile to explorers.
Even with only a half-dozen chambers in the dungeons, only one expedition to find the remnants of either of the combatants has returned. The dungeon walls and floor seem malevolent now with the ichor of the two foes upon them, and even brushing against one of Quxaccoaw’s feathers generally spells inevitable demise from one virulent toxin or another.
But of course, that is like candy to a master assassin and poisoner like Bourvek of Three Hills… and the added bonus of hopefully finding the actual body (or bodies) of the angel or demon with the artifacts that would entail?
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