"I..." Kale began. Katarina interrupted.
"I sense a little lie coming," she said, staring at Kale. She turned back to Ilenal. "We are explorers of a kind... and we got a little lost. Our map isn't accurate at all."
"Uh, right," Kale stammered. "Sorry. If you want, we'll leave now."
Katarina smiled and self-consciously brushed her shoulder length brown hair away from her ear. Kale's right hand shot out quickly, covering her hand and ear. When he withdrew his hand, her hair was once again covering her ear.