You give the stones a solid whack. It just glances off with a loud crack, and not much else happens. Someone's sure to have heard that.>>737936
There's not too many flowers in the arid places of the world, but you manage to find one. Neridah rolls her eyes at your display and swats your hand away. "Save it, lover boy. You couldn't handle me anyway."
You manage to find a way down into the ditch in the form of a broken stone path at the leftmost edge. Down below, you're a sitting duck for any guards that glance over, so you and Neridah will both have to be extra careful not to attract attention.
You hear a loud thwack of something hitting a stone wall from the other end of the castle. A few guards turn to investigate.>>737923
She blinks and looks down at the coin. She doesn't seem to understand, as you suspected, but seems to appreciate the gesture anyway. "Graza dona!" She gives you a big, toothy grin - you notice some teeth are missing as if she'd been punched in the face - and slinks off into the bazaar, soon vanishing completely. >>737927
She frowns. "We don't really do that sort of thing here… At least, I don't think we do… But I do know of someone who might be able to help if you're into… witchery." She lowers her voice a little, as if afraid someone might be listening in.
"She doesn't live here in the city, but out in the wilds, near Hangman's Canyon. She usually comes in a few times a cycle to gather supplies. A strange one, her. They say she speaks to wolves and birds, and sees faces in flames. You'll know her if you see her. A saurian, like yourself, hiding her face behind crimson robes. What her name is, I never heard, but the folks around here call her the Red Woman." She looks uncomfortable talking about her much. >>737931
You head back to Nadeem's Inn, finding Amari the barmaiden leaning on the counter, bored. She perks up as you enter. "Oh. Hello hello. How can I help?"