We didn't know who Merrick was or that he intervened our behalf, so we he tried to take us to the lord of the manor for some sort of legal proceedings. Hyroth (my battle mage) was having none of that. This guy, Merrick, demanded that we give him our names and follow him while he didn't share his name or tell us what he was about. So I blasted him with a magic missile (or two, the second while he was running away). Arden, the muscle in our party, ended the fight by killing me (otherwise I would have plugged the little rat bastard one last time).
It was blast. Some of the other Monday Night Gaming Goobers have captured the session much better than I could (after all, I was dead for about 1/3 of it, although I did get brought back in a most creepy manner). Here are the other posts: