"I think there was another room Behind the stairs (in the NE of the house on the main level]. There's that unusual statue too, which must have something to do with the portcullis. Let's try to sort this out, so that we can get our of here and move on."
"Thanks, that feels better," says Albrecht. Holding his axe in his left hand he draws the sword he found in the pond from his belt and gives it a few swishes through the air. He still feels a stitch in his side, but the blsde seems fine. "Maybe give this a try for a bit" He suggests, to no one in particular.
After a brief stretch, and a look back at the crumpled heap that was the thing, you move back through the house. As you go through the Dining room, the dinner scene replays but, this time, instead of watching over the ghosts at the table, the man, apparently General Montharthas, glares at you, a stern look on his face.
You pass through un-harmed into the Tea room where the shattered remains of the chandelier still litter the floor. A set of wide steps lead up and back into the dining room and a second set lead up and into the waiting room.