@Xander: "I have a few water skins I can spare. That should be no problem. Regarding the ritual, I regret to say I am not aware of the intricacies involved in its casting. There may be aw way to allow her to leave, but in all honesty, it would be better if that wasn't the case."

Arrallae listens to your question and gives you a tender smile.

"One that will not comprise anyone I care for, Xander. I will reveal it in due time."

@Tarith: "I understand your position regarding the divination. I also understand that your quest does not end here in Swan's Rest? This is a place for those who wish to retire to a life of calm and peace. After my brief walk with you, it would seem your path is laden with anything but. You have helped me see what was wrong with the woods. Please allow me to be a beacon for you. If only briefly."