Kuzit starts to panic when the confrontation escalates- but it seems to have become a solid fight, and the others are fighting. The others do care about the Professor! <Aktathk, stay back!> She takes her free hand and begins to cast a spell, causing the plants in the graveyard to start to overgrow and wrap themselves around the legs of the brutes who attacked them, as well as the old man.

Spoiler: OOC
Casting Entangle, hoping to get all of the thugs and the old man if possible. Reflex DC 14 to avoid being entangled.