Foul Beasts spotted on the Nars Pass
Dalton bursts through the mighty dwarven gate to heroes bluff panting
"Mind your watchmen on that gate. I was just swarmed by a pack of rat-like beasts. They were the size of a man and walked on their back legs. And amidst fighting off a flurry of those, a large spider like beast emerged from the ground. After picking at a few of their corpses, it put its attention on me. It took a few tricks to fell that thing."
catches his breath
"I've seen those spider beasts before too, south, in the goblin mines. I only hope these are isolated incidents. The pass is unsafe enough already. If travelers have to fear attack from beasts like that, we may have a major problem on our hands"