The party arrived in Overlook and immediately set out to shop. A tour of the local color was interrupted by stumbling upon some of the local color stabbing other less colorful folk in the face. The murderers were killed with no survivors, but too late for their unfortunate victims.
Rumors of a giant orc army attacking the nearby fort had prompted the local government to hold a Grand Mustering; an open hiring call to adventurers of all kinds. One of the assassins had a list of names that turned out to be those of high level adventurers in town for the event. They ran off to warn the next name on the list, and their advice ensured nobody else died that night.
Some warlock trickery combined with some rather remarkably insightful questions saw the party jumping straight past the skill challenge in to the confrontation with the assassin leader. Her wererat minions were killed, but she escaped using high level doppelganger trickery.
Tomorrow will be the Mustering, and there is still the book to be looked in to. As well as more adventurer shopping most likely.