The party convinced the village of Kivuli Maemba that their cause was just. Some young soldiers of the village joined them in their crusade against the Scarlet Empire. The traveled through the immediate perimeter in order to recruit more soldiers for their burgeoning revolution. At the end of 5 days, they had gathered around 60 young soldiers.. virtually all the able-bodied men and women fromt he surrounding area.
They were approached on the fifth day by a strange woman in a cloak, the goddess Kivuli Njia. She asked that they help kill a demon that had been poisoning her pool. She gave them a lasso made of the wood of her tree which she said would keep the demon from dissapearing on them.
The party hunted down the demon, the Gazelle that Hunts Man, and slew it. They then cleared out the the rotting bodies the demon had been collecting to poison Njia’s oasis.