Something is amiss in the aerial city of Aven. Althaea, Lorienthal, Morthon and Cliff are rounded up at the behest of the Halfling Ander Trickfoot and blackmailed into exploring the basement of the Government building. While the disgruntled citizens riot in the streets, part of the Rogue’s machinations, they infiltrate through the empty barracks and stumble across a mages holding a Wind Elemental enslaved. Alerted to thier presence, Jamros Glittergaunt, high justicar of the ruling council arrives to protect his holdings—and silence the rogue and his accomplices. In a desperate bid to escape, the party disrupts the spell to release the elemental, being carried to safety… while thier home falls from the sky.