: I would have assumed he was just on high ground when it
: happened. Shades can't cross running water, so I
: assume it does something nasty to them if it should
: cross them.
I never understood why just SHADES couldn't... Most legends have all undead being unable to cross running water except the most powerfull, but here we have thralls able to do it... Perhaps they just can't hover over it and they fall off their shadow-pads and can't swim...