Seres’ eyes widened as Rhyderi proclaimed that he was leaving. As soon as her brain registered that she was going to be alone again with the portal, she released a guttural snarl before she slammed down the cards that she had been holding, for she had talked Rhyderi into playing poker to pass the time.
“And I had a royal flush! Damn it!!”
~Thank you, Rhyderi. By the looks of it, they’re not armed. Mahret’s guarding them for now,~ Desiree informed the paladin.
“I should hope that they’re fired for this sort of action,” Desiree added. “It would make no sense to keep thieves. Hrmph, of course, now they won’t get work on this island at all.”