You Won't Like It When She's Hungry/The Fiddler and The Alchemist

Weary of the journey to this sanctuary, Nate took a seat at the base of the statue and let out a heavy sigh.

I can take over if you want. Kara suggested. He could sense her eagerness to have control of her body and so nodded before receding into the background so Kara could take control. Goblins had taken it out of him and it'd be nice to rest. Kara looked up and at the sight of Cyndel and the Inquisitor locking lips and grimaced at the sight.

Once everyone had settled in for a brief respite Kara's stomach began to gurgle so loud it sounds more like a ravenous beast lurking in the catacombs.

"Is anyone else hungry? What is there to eat?" Kara asked, her mighty warrior's stomach demanding to be satisfied after expending so much energy trying to reach here.

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"You got us lost again." Lucinda bemoaned as she followed her would-be navigator through the catacombs.

"Not 'lost,' my dear. We're merely... exploring..." Zahn said as they stopped at another T-junction.

"Why did I let you talk me into this?" Lucinda asked. "We really should've stayed in the village after all the weirdness that's been going on."

"And miss out on all this fun?" Zahn asked. "Come now, my jolly green friend. Can you not sense there's something grand to be found in these deep and dark depths?"

The way Zahn often spoke in a sing-songy tone, though annoying to most, she found endearing. "Wandering around these goblin-infested tombs? No. It's not fun, and I don't think there's anything worth finding down here. Besides, I'm down to my last flasks of alchemist's flame here. We should consider heading back."

"Right it is then." Zahn said as he turned down the corridor.

"Zahn..." Lucinda was growing weary of all this.

The continued down the new passage for a ways until they both heard the sound of distant voices echoing on the stones.

"Pray tell what awaits us down here?" Zahn asked as he continued to step forward.

"Sounds like people, not goblins." Lucinda said. Still, her hand went to one of her remaining flasks of alchemist fire just in case...

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