Once more, deadly black energy lashed out and struck the wolf, and all could see it was in pain, but still proceeded, driven by something strong to throw itself against the party. Unsupported by a pack, and outnumber, still it sought to close fang around throat as did its companion.
When it skewered itself on Gideon's sword, its eyes betrayed a glimpse of relief, even as they glazed over in death.
Balin unleashed a spell against the second surviving wolf just at it began a leap into the party. Mid jump the beast was engulfed with terror, but still it carried on its leap. However, a powerful scimitar strike threw it off and its jaws missed flesh, instead the wolf slammed bodily into Dimi. He was carried to the ground by the impact, but he lashed out with his second blade and opened the wolves' throat. He was drenched in the creatures hot blood and threw it off him, the pony-sized wolf now dead.
Toboran, circling around for a better vantage point saw what appeared to be a hastily built fortification at the north end of the clearing, with numerous smouldering piles of vegetation and corpses of both man and wolf scattered about.