Cheiros and the wolf move slowly, cautiously towards the others, hoping that this can become a little less declamation, a little more conversation.

"Ladies, gentlemen. I speak with more than sixty years of experience in struggling against the will of a god. Railing against injustice is practically a hobby of our people. But do we actually have a way to strike back? And have we heard any reports that might presage the calamity that the oracle foresaw?"