The giant leads the party into the keep of Ironslag to speak with Duke Zalto. There they explain their quest and are gifted some other people that were staying as guests (servants) of the fire giants. Ulgrim the dwarf, Shra the lizardfolk, and Xanthor, who are playing cards when the party shows up.
The fire giants approve of Toro’s quest, respect the goddess Jet, and also have a terrible fear of what lurks below.
But Toro has another request. He wants that cup, which Toro learns is named “Valor’s Stein”.
Zalto agrees, but proves to be less honorable than Toro thought he would bee, and even though Toro goes 2-1 against Zalto, Zalto declares himself the winner.
Toro is kinda pissed, but surrounded by fire giants he can’t really do anything about it.
They rest as guests and set out in the morning. Down below they’re dropped on by a whole mess of oozes. They beat them, and we stop there.