|This gem was the fulcrum of a dark rite, performed centuries ago, that bound the soul of an ancient and terrible sorcerer. Hurry and destroy the gem, before the lich can gather its power and regenerate its corporeal form!|
When a Lich is killed it does not simply die, never to bother you again, as other monsters do. Instead, it reverts into a Phylactery. If the Phylactery is not destroyed quickly, it will turn back into a Lich. Not good.
| The charming inhabitants of the dungeon: