9F FOOD CHAMBER. A single ghost spider guards twelve bundles of webbing which hang by spidersilk from the ceiling. Eight of the bundles contain human corpses and three contain sugar goblin corpses. One of the bundles is much smaller than the others and contains a tree gnome, Ariel Floan.
Ghost Spider (AC 5; MV 15” + 9” hop; HD 3+3; hp 24; #AT 1 bite; D 2-5; SA Jump, spit acid; XP 221)
Ariel Floan, Chaotic Good female tree gnome Fighter/ Thief (AC 7; MV 6"@12"; F2/T2; hp 1 (normally 8); #AT 1; D By weapon type; S 9, I 14, W 8, D 17, C 15, Ch 15; XP 89 (normally 117))
Thief skills: PP 40%, OL 44% F/RT 35% MS 31% HS 25% HN 20% CW 95%* RL -
* Tree gnomes have a base 95% climb walls skill due to their arboreal lifestyle and tail.
If Ariel is returned to her to her father the Gnome King at Area 26, the rescuers will be rewarded (see Area 26 for a description of the magical grove of the tree gnomes).
If the bodies are searched, 212 gold crescents, 356 silver spanners, and 412 copper pieces can be found.