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Looking rather tired, Mr. Báleygr waved to those still gathered around. Adjusting his robes and standing up a little straighter again, he headed toward the nearest doorway, which happened to lead into the Keep.
"Goodbye to you all now, nice meeting you, but I really must return to my other home. Farewell," and with that the edge of the doorway glowed a brilliant blue purple, opening on it's own into a completly different castle. Quickly, he strode through, and left it open for Bubbles to follow.
Meanwhile, across town...
With a pneumatic hiss and a rising cloud of steam or something like it, the hatch on the little reentry pod opens up. Whirring mechanically, it swings out and open, revealing a small padded chamber within, and something else...
Suddenly, a shiny polished mechanical spider, with a body the size of a human palm skitters out, looking around as photoreceptors are lifted up on telescoping stalks. The little green robot eyes look around, and then stare up at the ground gathered around it's landing capsule. With a shimmering, a hologram pops up, a line drawing face floating over the spider, about the size of the spider. In a strange monotone voice, it speaks.
"Hello, where can I find the Hrimblod?"