My apprentice, I am sorry to have disappeared so suddenly yet again. First it was the Kobold blood, now it is a quest of utmost importance.
I am writing to you for two reasons. One, because it is vital that no one know where I am just yet. Two, because I do not fully trust the Sorceress. Though she agreed to my terms before I brought her back, it is up to you to watch her.
Keep an eye out for my messages, and be vigilant very aware. Not everyone who seeks to join the New Order will have good intentions.