‘So did you find any traces when you were exploring the forest?’
‘I did. Not the ones the villagers would think of, though.’
‘They did not seem like hybrid or animal ones, did they?’, I guessed.
‘Neither of them.’
Orthus and I looked at each other instinctively. No hybrid then, just as we expected.
‘So what were these?’
‘Human ones. You have an unexpected guest in your forest.’