The two men stare at you blankly. It is clear they will admit no fault, even if the shame is evident on their faces.

So, if Jaster and Curf head to the Monastery of Burning Stones, can we say, for the sake of simplicity, that it takes them longer than expected to get there? After all, it is quite a journey, and they don't really know the way. This allows your timelines to sync without having to roleplay getting lost in the woods.