Kale and Katarina turned to go and Kale's smile vanished instantly. Katarina's smile was much slower in leaving her face, but soon neither of them were smiling.
"Of all the worst luck..." Kale muttered. Katarina cleared her throat, cutting him off.
"We will find another way," she whispered in his ear. "The Druids may not welcome us, but we will help them, even if they don't want our help."
Out of sight of Ilenal, they left the trail, moving into the forest.