The small cave was the secret, for in back, hidden by (here the text is blurred beyond
any reading) . . . and we descended. There was no certain path, so we (smudged). . .
and this is told of above, for it is where Yaim and Brelid met their end. Our persistence
paid. The right way was beyond and narrow, so (writing covered with dark stain) . . .
-eam lies straight pas- (more stains) . . . -pe the span swiftly to plunge to doom- (here smudges and stains obliterate several lines) . . . They were right.
where the wat
It is much more dismal here than above. Only the two of us su— (blotch) . . . We pray
that the lucky (smudge) . . . is true, for we are now going to attempt entry fo— (large
rusty smears have wiped out the next words) . . . of no help. I managed to escape.
Why did we (here the remaining few words are smeared and unreadable, save for the
last word) . . . beautiful.