Ilenal continued walking and as a bandit ran and almost crashed into the druid, with a lightning-fast move of a hand, the elven druid's sword was out and slit the bandit's throat. He sheathed the sword and with a flash of light, he transformed with his weapons and carryings with him.
A white tiger stepped out of the shadows next to the couple and let out a short growl. It looked over at the female, then at the male with a curious look on it's face, the black and white tail swishing from side to side slowly
"Our posturings, our imagined self-importance,
the delusion that we have some privileged position in the universe,
are challenged by this point of pale light.
Our planet is a lonely speck in the great enveloping cosmic dark.
In our obscurity – in all this vastness – there is no hint that help will come from elsewhere to save us from ourselves."
- Carl Sagan