By now, most everyone bore bruises, cuts and fatigue from the previous fights. Cora attended as many wounds as she could, while the party rested briefly in the guard room. Forewarned by Brakki that the next section of hallway was rigged with traps to prevent the slaves from escaping, Ophelia suggested a new marching order to permit them to spot and avoid the traps. With his heavy armor and poor vision in the dark, Lux moved back in the line.
While the heroes could skirt a few traps, one — a scythe trap — managed to wound Thorn and Ophelia before she could disarm it. Having done so, however, they then had access to the next chamber… the Slave Pens.