So I'm in the bandit hideout. For some reason, I've been allowed in to see Amdir.
The guard has somehow received word from bandit leader Skunkwood (hee hee) that I'm to be allowed in to see the prisoner. Amdir is being guarded by a couple of guards who are one good "BOO!" away from pissing themselves. I manage to resist the urge.
The past few weeks have not been kind to Amdir. Aside from looking pale, withered, and incredibly evil, he seems to be suffering from a mild case of transparency. He's obviously being tormented and warped by the powers of the Nazgul.
I'll bet the Nazgul aren't enjoying this either. Trying to break Amdir's mind is going to be like trying to shatter a wet noodle.
He recognizes me, which is a bad thing. Suddenly he starts jabbering on about voices and all sorts of creepy dark-tower type stuff. The lights dim and it feels like the Dark Lord himself is trying to get to second base with me.
I can't really get to Amdir through the bars so I don't have any way of making him stop radiating evil mojo. The guards and I are all stunned or frozen with fear.
He lets out a deathly cry. Suddenly his cell door swings open, and the guards collapse. Then he legs it, raving like a madman. So I guess he was able to escape at will, and was just waiting until an old friend showed up to give him the boost of confidence? Or something like that?