Our heroes explored leads and ended an attack on an escaped lion. They then had to defend themselves from multiple guardsmen and went on the lam. Hearing the Southern Gate garrison had been completely wiped out, they returned to the Two-Dragon Brothel by which they used as an access to the garrison where they discovered some kind of ritual had occurred.
Basic Role-playing +300 XP
Defeating the Lion +150 XP
Eluding the guards +250 XP
Total = +700 XP (4,301 XP total for each party member)