“Lord Mumm-Ra, the siege guns are in place.” Slythe reported to his master as the decrepit creature stepped out of his vessel ahead of the army.
“Hold your fire until I give the word. I want the stones undamaged and Mumm-Rana taken alive. We will give our new allies the 'honor' of making first contact.”
“Yes master.” The two looked up as they watched a lone figure floating from the downed vessel ahead of them. Many of the Lizard's trained their weapons on it only for Mumm-Ra to raise his hand to halt, prompting them to lower their weapons. The individual, in rather plain attire, landed several feet in front of Mumm-Ra.
“Lord Mumm-Ra I presume,” he said with a slight bow. “My name is Bernard. But I know you didn't come here for me to waste your time with introductions. No, you came here for the Cat and Mumm-Rana, correct?”
Bernard received no response as Pumyra stepped forward and attempted to push him aside. He wrapped a hand