After a three day journey, they were close. They approached the castle, and an apparition appeared, apparently warning them. They continued onwards.
As predicted, it started to sprinkle.
They approached. Door knocker of a gargoyle mouth.
When attempted to knock, knocker bit.
After entering, it was dark, and upon entering, there was a palpable, ominous presence.
Large pit was detected 60’ from the entrance.