As you gather around the altar, you notice that the ground underneath consists of piles of solid, flint-like rock. Your shovels aren’t likely to be of much use here.
Edgar eventually flies down and mimics the distant roar you heard earlier, with an aura of curiosity and apprehension.
Quill senses no danger, but it is clear that the elk across the ring have taken more notice of you and have stopped foraging. They are just watching now.
When he finishes his detect magic ritual near the stone slab altar, Ink’s senses reveal a faint aura of divination magic originating from underneath it. It’s obvious you aren’t going to be digging for this one.
Don sits down and crosses his legs placing his hands on his knees. He extends his vision into Edgar and commands him to fly up toward the distant roar. He flies as far as he can without losing the connection to see if he can see anything.
Flint will create a loop of rope between the altar and the airship, basically like an eyelet low to the ground to keep the rope from sliding up the back of the altar as the airship pulls. He'll use his immovable rod to hold it in place.