"Thank you good sir", states Morcant Gunnar.
He quickly lights the wick and the flame pours an amber light out which covers the room. Morcant then moves quickly to the opening and peers through.
Ptolmek Skarab joins Morcant at the entrance and bends to peer through the secret doorway.
Beltin Hawklight bolts ahead at the little light afforded by the ancient candle and enters the tiny passageway.
Just a few paces ahead Beltin makes out the outline of another door.
(OOC: Successful Action Akasha, please add 0:05 min to your Create Fire Spell and to your Wisdom Ability Focus Times.)
Aiyana and Aiden Morax continue to observe and track along with the other two adventurers. As of yet their talents and skills have yet to shine.
Blackbird McAllister remains close to Akasha but boldly steps forward into the room as her staff ignites. As he steps through the threshold where Akasha stands Blackbird is not surprised at what he finds.
Even more sparsely adorned than the Gatehouse is this Guard Bunkroom. Eight bunk beds are equally spaced in the center of the room. None look comfortable, and all look well worn. The walls lack any decoration, or character. Save for the perfection and care that went into carving the chamber out of this granite wall. A stone ramp ascends towards the south wall, and meets a closed portcullis.
A pile of spoiled meat lies in the north side of the room. Along the north wall of the chamber an open wooden door bears an orb and leather strap which hangs from the top of the doorway. The door to the east also has a leather strap connected to a brass orb. The orb is resting at the floor, and the door is closed.
A pack of five Dire Rats pick through the rotting meat. They've not yet noticed the small party entering the bunkroom.