‘I might have made a friend today’ Odorf was thinking...
“FINISH THE CHANT! LET THEM PAY! IT IS MY TIME!”, "… grant me courage and might. Let light show you the path, and ward of evil’s wrath!". “I did it” she repeated while jumping.
“No, you don’t understand. They are coming for me! They found me!” Scarlett sensed danger. Odorf was already reaching for his daggers.
“I don’t…” Scarlett looked Odorf dead in the eye and said nothing. Odorf was good at reading what people think, but this was clear as day that she was not to be messed around with. “… want to keep him waiting.”
“I AM PERFECTLY CALM! I… I… am sorry..." At that moment the drinks arrived. “I am listening” said the little halfling.
“I don’t think you understood what I’ve just said. You will help your sister, and wait until I say it is safe. Otherwise I will see you hanging tonight. Are we clear?”, “Sir, we might have a problem. The halfling might have been conscious the whole time, what if he heard anything sensitive? Should we … dispose of him?”
Jacques was riding with Ziel, they held a steady pace and in two days, the outskirts of Old Oberron was visible on the horizon. Near the town, a young couple was enjoying the fresh breeze and the bright sunny day. The boy with the small man on his back opened the door to the infirmary. The sheriff nodded. “Do what you must.”