Douven Gately is a celebrated History of Magic scholar from Fallcrest. After decades of teaching he recently decided to go adventuring. He told his star pupil Onder <wink> that he needed to see some of the world and was heading toward Winterhaven to search for an artifact related to some research had been doing. He disappeared and Onder <wink> put together a team of adventurers to see about him.
He found the artifact, an ancient mirror but was kidnapped immediately by slavers and then rescued by Onder and gang. Douven has become obsessed with the mirror and has shared with Onder that he is tormened by dreams about a magical pyramid prison and someone trapped inside. He is steadily become more focused. After consulting with xx in Winterhaven he has decided that he needs to find 3 seer stones to activate the mirror.