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(Spondule looks apprehensive)

A: Hm.

SPONDULE: I’ve not.

A: That was your one chance, sabinden. And you have failed it. (A unfolds themself into a standing position) You have lied to an emissary of Xundítriggar, Lord and Wizard* of the crater.

*Nosten nes seltaden, more literally "non-hereditary ruler and adjudicator" --ed

SPONDULE: (intensely confused) Whaaat?

A: Tamper not with the old things of the world.

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