Lost Mine of Phandelver
Head of Three Picks Delving Co.
Gundren Rockseeker is eldest of the Rockseeker brothers. He has the heart of an adventurer but the head for commerce. Always ready with a genuine laugh and listening ear, he’s a dwarfs dwarf.
He and his brothers formed the Three Picks Delving Co. years ago and have parlayed success after success into a thriving mining, salvage, and treasure finding operation. Based in Neverwinter, the brothers range far and wide seeking out profit. They often hire eager young adventurers to assist their more ‘exciting’ projects.
A Simple Caravan Escort
Gundren has requested our adventurers escort a wagonload of provisions to the rough and tumble settlement of Phandalin, a couple of days’ travel southeast of the city. Gundren was clearly excited and more than a little secretive about his reasons for the trip, saying only that he and his brothers had found “something big,” and that he would pay the adventurers ten gold pieces each for escorting his supplies safely to Barthen’s Provisions, a trading post in Phandalin. He then set out ahead of you on horse, along with a warrior escort named Sildar Hallwinter, claiming he needed to arrive early to “take care of business.”
While traveling the High Road toward Phandalin, he and his escort Sildar were ambushed by a number of goblins and taken toward the Cragmaw Hideout. The adventurers managed to mostly clear the hideout of hostile goblins, however, while they managed to rescue Sildar, Gundren was no where to be found. Sildar overheard a few goblins talking about bring Gundren to somewhere named Cragmaw Castle, but he has no idea where that could be…