After some trouble with bandits and losing all of his gold to a pickpocket while travelling through the River Kingdoms, Dresden arrives at Oleg’s Trading Post. He is warmly greeted by Svetlana Leveton who fetches him a bowl of stew to eat. She gives an appology because she can only serve him water. A half-elf by the name of Kriger Lanliss Nacht has drained their entire stock of alcohol. Dresden also notices another member of his party, Sajna, meditating by herself.