I hope you have been able to follow the trail I left and that you find this message.
We tracked the bandits. It feels like a mistake. The Black Dogs have joined forces with a local discontent lizardfolk and have been raiding with them we tracked them back through the woods only to be ambushed on the second day.
There are 20 of them with us now.
They look to be none too difficult to dispatch. But I fear for what we will come upon.
We have been marched through the swamp north-east now. We are being taken to before Captain Kurtz. We think they are now worshipping some lizard demon. Be careful Shamash.
Your friend and companion,