While spending some time in the city the party made money on gambling with a shifty looking character, but on the journey to the Sulphur Mine, bandits attacked and although they were driven off they still managed to injure everyone in the process.
As you get closer, the rotten smell only grows stronger until you can barely breathe. You’re already wondering whether this trip is worth it even before you notice distinct signs of a Vermling nest and hear a deep howling coming out from the mouth of the mine.
With Vermlings running about, you doubt any sort of intricate contraption has been left intact, but you hold your breath and step into the tunnel nonetheless. Perhaps some information about the drill can be salvaged from this unfortunate situation.
Dejected and hurt they returned to the boat and traveled back to Gloomhaven to rethink the strategy and train to level 2.