The party hurried along the path as soon as they regained their, by now, somewhat shattered composure.
"The sooner we are in the safety of the mountain pass the better, if you ask me." grumbled Bayern
"Saftey! With the earth shaking like that - you must be mad.". Velorian was not the only one who felt that way.
As they walked along, the path - which had already turned sharply to the left - now dropped rapidly so that they found themselves climbing down the face of a cliff with the waterfall majestically plunging to a enormous plunge-pool 200 feet below them.
At the bottom, there senses could not take in the next sight for some moments. On the other side of the waterfall, cut deep into the cliff face, were the monumental statues of two enormous giants. Carved straight out of the cliff itself by a skill unimaginable to those who saw it, thegiants seemed to be holding aloft the entire mountain itself.
And between them was the opening they had sought. Stonefang Pass. 160 feet high and 120 wide it was the most cavernous of mouths. They had been told that this pass continued for 20 or 30 miles through to the other side of the Ironwall mountains.
Awe-struck, the adventurers strode forward into the belly of Stonefang ....