The champions returned to Voxi after fighting strange Xatan/Gecubu, bringing a possesed with them.
They managed to save the Xatan, , and then received news from the Vellen spy network that [artican lands] were now under attack as well, though the brunt of the assault was being held in the upper areas, leaving most of the country safe, though cut off from above ground supplies. Bay and Fef immediately begin to rally those willing to come with them to fight. Rather than splitting up, Requius, Molshyr, Aenee, Lucife, and Kisaria agree to come with. They set sail on Pathfinder to fight.