[[An explorer's notebook that seems to have survived an explosion]]
This tower clearly has mechanisms that are not responding to me. Their magic almost yearns to acknowledge my touch, but it cannot. It is if the devices of the tower are being suppressed by a powerful group of beings nearby.
The magic seems to emanate from deep within the strongholds nearby. It can't come from the goblins, as their magic is charming, but unfocused. There must still be some force still active in the strongholds.
My analysis indicates that it comes from several sources, operating as a group. I will head back to the stronghold after I resupply...