The reflection of the lantern light on water drew her attention away from her thoughts after several minutes of strained silence whilst she continued to lead Scarblade and his crew along towards the heart of Nereid’s Grotto. She hardly noticed the passage of time it seemed, she was so in her own mind, trying to think of ways to rescue Garin and the others from both the sirens and now from Scarblade too, practically! It was in the midst of those thoughts that she began to think back to something she had learned in her training as an Agent for the Faerie Council, specifically what she had learned about Nereid’s Grotto… and she couldn’t help but think that there was something she was forgetting. Something important about the Grotto aside from what treasures it may contain or the traps that guarded them. But what?
“Oi,” Scarblade’s voice broke her train of thought and she turned to him. “How much further do we have to go?”