Look, it’s all the expedition guards! I won’t link to all of their last appearances, but you can view them by clicking on their tags below the comic … apart from Garvil (the byzarian behind the Lieutenant in panel 4) because he didn’t really have anything to do and say until now. And … he still doesn’t talk much, I guess. Not really his style.

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<We see all the guards standing in pairs, staring into the night and waiting for something to happen>
Fernanda: <whispering> ... do YOU get anything?
Chris: <whispering> I'm not sure ... there might be SOMEONE ...
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Bac'Bessh: <whispering> Oh shit this is it ... I KNEW there was something wrong!
Toyhe: <whispering> RELAX, buddy ... I'm sure it'll be fine.
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Thomas: <whispering> Is it more birds? I thought we got all of them!
Eddis: <whispering> Don't worry, I've got your back.
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Kemyran: <whispering> I swear, if this Shara is just pulling a PRANK on us ...
Garvil: Hrmf.
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<Straw starts shouting from trees over to the camp>
Straw: HEY THERE, FELLAS! IT SEEMS WE KINDA WOKE YOU UP, DIDN'T WE? TERRIBLY SORRY ABOUT THAT!
Kemyran: What the ... <they start shouting back> WHO IS THERE? IDENTIFY YOURSELF! AND DON'T DO ANYTHING STUPID!
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<Straw steps out into the open and grins at them>
Straw: ... funny thing. I just wanted to give you the SAME ADVICE! We have a LOT of arrows and bolts pointing at you right now. But I am very confident we can settle this like CIVILIZED PEOPLE. What do you say?