The party meet Lareth, the beautiful, and his deformed followers. Many of the followers are human and tieflings from the the underground city of Maelbrathyr. The party is disturbed by what they see, and wary of Lareth. He offers the party shelter but they refuse and leave Lareth and his followers. After crossing the third Gate of Agony, the party find themselves in the Maze of Lost Souls. They spring several dwarven traps and are soon confronted by the the missing dwarves of the enclave now under the control of aberrant worm creatures inside them. The party chase them down the maze but are forced to retreat when they face the leader of the worm-creatures in the body of the female dwarf Arene.