Re: Cormyr - The Tearing of the Wave
"Certainly, dear woman," the kindly bard replies with a comforting arm around her. Please, take some time to compose yourself; you are safe here with me.
He looks around for a bench or other nearby seating, preferably an inn or someplace where he can get her a drink of water.
After attending to her needs as best as he can, and making sure she is comfortable speaking, he kindly requests that she continue with her explanation.