In light of the information from the mysterious woman, the party decides to move straight to the University of Invention in the middle of the night and attempt to interrogate Bubblesneezer about Corky. Poppy scales the tower and drops a line, Gronk folows, but Vladimir slips and attracts the attention of the Peacekeepers patrolling the plaza. Some quick thinking by Moriel and Banagher ease the guards’ suspicions, but at the end, only Alton, Gronk, and Poppy make it to the top of the tower.
Poppy swings into the top floor windows and opens the roof trap for the others. They apprehend the sleeping Bubblesneezer and collect a number of documents from his office before sunrise forces them to bundle the gnome up and flee with him their prisoner.
Back at the safehouse, an interrogation takes place, but after a time, Banagher detects a magical device on the gnome’s person, and tears a small magical ring from his chest. The session ends with the sound of troops marching down the alley to the safehouse….