As they reached the courtyard Milo threw his spear, easily killing another werewolf who'd been about to attack Myra, who nodded in thanks, before signalling to withdraw back to where Myst and Milo were stood.
"The walls have been breached," Tom said as he killed a demon with a deft thrust of his sword. "They had a way in, it bypassed just about every defence we have."
"I can deal with this," Myra said, who was clearly bleeding from a wound in her arm. "But you have to get underground, the spell will kill anyone I can't protect and the more I have to safeguard the more energy the spell will require."
"We need to find Lazlo," Myst said, a note of anger in his voice. "He compromised the defences around the cavern too, if it wasn't for the guards you gave us the children would be in mortal danger."