The first day proves uneventful, as Quintin cuts a trail strait and true in the direction given by Duvac, the man speaking for the party. Along the way, Quintin believes they are being watched from the trees, and puts on the boar tusk he obtained from helping a Kath hunting party several weeks before.
That night, while resting, the camp is set upon by 2 black bears. They defend themselves against the hungry beasts. Please with their kill, Quintin and Bors prep their meat, and then carry on toward the bandit cave for the rest of the day.