Quest:Chapter 7: The Empty Passage
|Starts at||The Chamber of the Crossroads|
|Start Region||Durin's Way|
|Quest Group||Vol. II. Book 2|
|Previous: Volume II, Book 1
Volume II, Book 2: Echoes in the Dark
Next: Volume II, Book 3
|Walkthrough & Notes|
'Look here, <name>. The location of Nâr-khelab, the Heart of Fire, is on this crude goblin-map! Do you not see it?'
Bósi laughs, clearly enjoying the attention.
'Let me put it this way, my friend: we know that the door to the Heart of Fire is sealed; indeed, you discovered the trick to opening it within the Word-hoard of Durin. But the goblins cannot know this trick -- the pages that held the secret were disturbed by only deep-claws; if the goblins had found those pages and understood their significance, they would have certainly taken them.
'We are not looking for a room on this map, <name>; we are looking for a stretch of undisturbed wall behind which such a room could lie hidden, and I have found just such a spot! Let me know when you are ready, and together we will travel to this place!'
Bósi believes he has discovered the location of Nâr-khelab, the forge where the mithril axe Zigilburk was made.
Bósi is in the Chamber of the Crossroads, near the southern entrance to Durin's Way, north of the Great Delving of Moria.
Bósi believes he has intuited the hidden entrance to Nâr-khelab, the Heart of Fire, and is waiting to travel there with you.
Bósi is in the Chamber of the Crossroads, at the southern entrance to Durin's Way, north of the Great Delving of Moria.
With Bósi's help, you discovered the hidden entrance to Nâr-khelab, the Heart of Fire, and should now speak with him.