I have managed to get past this one the second time. The first time I sat back, waiting. Killed 100 demons, and then I rejected the offer from Hyborem... After that, I got the message from the Bannor that I will have to rze that city in 20 turns, and I was onm my way with ships filled with troops...promptly sunk by Iras..RIP. In the meantime they got to the Gleaming and the game was over... Second try, I got to the offensive from turn one...Landed a small amount of troops near the city I ment to capture first(4 units of which 2 made it successfully due to my wrongly selecting the disembargation point...). So, I kept harrasing them with fireballs from the Barges and Maelstorm from the wizard landed there. I also made sure that my enemies were severly hurt when passing by and I headed with two main stacks(one containing the archmage and arquebus the other Threep and 2 mages). I kept a small one(the 2 mages with a radiant,swordsman and ranger) to the north, to delay these troops... My losses strengthened the Basium. I merged the remainder of my forces outside the first city. I had to sacrifice Threep to take the first city. When taken, I merged with my last wizard(all other troops north lost, as well as two more wizards) and headed north. I used the Earth elemental on attack and the water elemental when I wanted to defend. I made sure to weaken the enemies with maelstorm. Hopefully, with the help the Bannor gave me, I managed to raze the second city and get to hyborem. When I defeated him(over two turns), the game announced a conquest victory and...stopped. No stats, no exit options, no nothing. I checked with the scenario button (the buttons were working) and saw that the next scenario was unlocked...So, I exited to main menu and went on to start the next scenario. This is very enjoyable scenario that presents a challenge. The only thing I think can be improved is the finale. It would be nice for the player to be given the option to exit knowing that his computer did not hung up or something... Now, Maybe I should post this to the Black Tower feedback, but I haven't started it yet for the following reason: After I started the Black Tower, and when settled my first city I got a window asking me what civ I like this city to be handlled by...And had Ljosalfar and svaltalfar greyed out...I checked the other scenarios and didn't show anyone giving the alliance of any elves to this scenario. I figuered it may be the splintered court, so I started that scenario instead, but it doesn't say that this will give me the option to have elves at black tower. Anyone know something about it?