I can't remember if the last time I mentioned Dathel's pack it was lying on the ground or on the back, but yeah. He's going to make sure he has both weapons, shield, etc... and the supplies he brought in minus the spent torches.
The skeletons on the lower level, were their swords distinctive in any way?
They were exotic looking scimitars with dull-black hilts. Someone would need to take a closer look at them to know anything more.
I sincerely apologize for being out of touch. I'm sure you know how it goes when life hits you with a whole bunch of stuff all at once so finding time for anything has been a serious issue. If you guys are interested in continuing I'll send you each a PM when things have calmed down enough that I can start focusing on this again without half-assing it, but I don't know how long that will be.