Towering above them all the apex, Machiavellian, predator that was Amethyst looked smug. "Yes rat. Yes I am."
She looked down the towards the village as a small cart approached. On the back was a cage containing a man.
"What is this Siegmund?"
"Ah. The children captured a pirate. As you are here, I thought you would want to talk with him before he's put down."
"I'm tired Siegmund, and I have a raging headache. Why do I need to talk to a pirate of all people?"
"Well, this one is a little odd Ma'am."
"Really? How odd?"