Well, the thing didn’t look much like a monster. Sure that eye was creepy as hell and the thing didn’t look anything like a human, but it didn’t seem threatening. The toothless mouth smiled warmly at them as Nearin followed Selesta’s lead and stood up. Besides, the thing barely reached above Nearin’s waist.
“We are just taking shelter,” Selesta answered.
“Not many humans take shelter in the labyrinth,” the thing pointed out. “I am called Nerltholp. I am of Kaalp.”
“I am Knight-champion Selesta of the Paladin order.” Selesta said. “This is Nearin Ur-Emma, my apprentice.”
“Paladins!” Nerltholp exclaimed. Nearin found that weird, their attire marked them as Paladins quite clearly. Maybe the fay didn’t have much dealings with humans. Or its eye didn’t see what the humans did. “Are you here to deal with the thing that is blocking the portal at the Phoenix’s fall?