So, when last we left off our role-playing game (RPG) story, Eric and Noah defeated the latter’s brother in (not-so) gruesome combat. What follows next? Well, as a longtime RPG player and overall gamer, my first reaction would be to return to Seaside and see what (if anything) has changed and then decide on my alter-ego’s next course of action. That is the initial topic for this chapter. The first order of business is to update the Seaside nonplayer characters (NPCs), to reflect recent events.