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Seven years after the forest burned down in Issue 1, Skywise and Cutter return to their homeland holt, to find the land in ruin and regrowth. The humans have long abandoned these lands, but a few crafty Trolls have claimed the land for themselves, wearing thick brimmed hats and braving the sunlight.
It is Picknose with his partner & future Queen Oddbit with their aunty who have set about capturing Cutter. Using sleep-powder, the Trolls stun both the elves and their wolf-companions, and imprison Skywise and Cutter. Cutter and Skywise are forced to serve the trolls.
Picknose knows a great secret about Moonblade, Cutter's dagger passed onto him from his father, the deceased chief Bearclaw. He heard it whispered to him in the caves by Two-Edge, and it has altered his destiny ever since. Seems that a key was wedged into the hilt of Moonblade, that can open a vault of Two-Edge treasure.
Battle of the Trolls
While the elves serve the trolls dreamberry wine, the magnificent tale of how Greymung was killed by Guttlekraw, the leader of the Ice-Trolls, and the rest of the forest trolls taken as slaves.
Meanwhile, Cutter looks for the opportunity to escape. Although Picknose has claimed the key-attachment of Moonblade, Skywise steals it back and gives it to Cutter.