About questions going unanswered, may I quote myself:
These drow (I mean those we face just now) actually follow Lolth and have been sent to investigate. In fact, a group of drow has allied themselves with the Shadow Master, with the approval of the priestesses of Lolth, who thought that they could take a profit of it.
Now, the situation has changed. Some of those following Lolth no longer see any advantage, actually fearing that some of the drow helping the SM, mostly male ones, have fallen off from Lolth and now towards Moander and the SM. Other followers of Lolth don't see any cause for concern. Opposing those, K'Lethya's superior had sent her with the group we meet to investigate.
Whatever happens, K'Lethya is to find out the truth and get back to her superior, whatever the cost. The two assassins she has got with her are for her own protection against the SM, and might even have been used against him, but he was judged to be too strong.
K'Lethya found out that the fears of the Lolth followers were justified, (namely the drow allied with the SM have fallen off from Lolth) and is now trying to hide the fact that she knows this from the SM. She was about to leave his lair to repost to her superior when they stumbled over us.
If she gets back, there'll be soon drow sent against the SM. If she gets not back, her superiors will have no prove that the SM has played them foul and killed the investigators, above all because he may make it look like and accident. Another group would then have to be sent to investigate.
Just tell me so then, so I can get rid of K'Lethya who's still mazed by a spell.
I feel kinda responsible for her.
As for the orcs ... let's just say they have been drawn towards the battle by the sound of it.
Oh, and I sense that it'll be difficult to keep the spam away from this thread