thus far in the campaign the players have delved into the secret chambers of Kha’Shazul inadvertatly unlocking powerful magic that has manifested itself as dragonmarks. Upon return to Adderport their patronSur’Kil informs them that this manifestation marks a 12 month countdown to the death of the party. he also informs the party that such an event had happened before and that one of the afflicted was able to live an extraordinary long life. however no one knows how he lived so long. Sur’Kil suggested to attempt to locate the tomb of the great explorerJheamast to find a means of prolonging the lives of the party.