Moving through a series of tests the Librarians found themselves as the short end of the stick landing near last place by achieving a tie score with the group called the Tiny Terrors. Brother Grim angry at the loss of grasping the opportunity to serve the city, in anger, overturned a giant party table laden with beverages for the participants. That drew the attention of everybody (several hundred people) but most importantly of the city guard the the powerful wizard proctors of the challenge.
Huindir's friend Avarous who also participated in the challenge, came to the aid of the guard-brawling Grim and deftly stole and stabbed a guard, dropping him but unsuccessfully faced a disintegration ray in response.
A very unrepentant Grim shouted insults at the judge during his hearing and got an additional 6 months added to his one year prison term, Mazroc's laws clearly infuriating him to the point of violence and murderous intent upon the judge himself.
18 months in the frosty underdark mining the spice clearly did not help Grim clear his anger nor to reflect on his "misdeeds" to any different conclusion when he went into prison.
Waiting at his departure day were his two remaining AWOLers, Little Relis and the ever Mellow Nar Terin did odds and ends surviving on the street waiting for Grim to get out of prison. Once out and walking back to the the city they came upon an ransacked trading wagon and learned from two kobalds that they needed help in rescuing a certain cousin trapped in Horatio Quigley's side show of freaks in the Throat.
The not very appealing show revealed Lumbie still a member along with a 2-headed turtle girls, a salmon harpy and other oddities but now how to rescue an obese kobold in a diaper…...