"Once you have found the Blackwold's lair, return to me," Toradan replies in his low whisper.
"Oh, one more thing before I go," I reply...
THIS IS THE LOUD SONG, SING IT LOUD AND SING IT STRONG,
THIS IS THE LOUD SONG, SO EVERYONE CAN HEAR!
THIS IS THE LOUD SONG, I CAN SING IT ALL DAY LONG.
THIS IS THE LOUD SONG, I'LL SING IT IN YOUR EAR.
THIS IS THE LOUD SONG, EVERYONE SHOULD SING ALONG!
THIS IS THE LOUD SONG, I NEVER WANNA QUIT!
THIS IS THE LOUD SONG, TO SING IT QUIET WOULD BE WRONG!
THIS IS THE LOUD SONG, I THINK YOU'RE FULL O-
"Ow! Fine! I'm leaving. No need to shove."
Geeze. I guess rangers just don't like music.
It turns out that Constable Underhill is a Hobbit, which means that he's not a psychopath like the humans in town, he's just a dunderhead like a regular Hobbit. In any case, he has an idea of how we can locate the brigand lair. He tasks me with performing an investigation.
And by "investigation" I mean "kill a random brigand and see if they wrote down their evil plans."