"I was expecting, crows," intoned the Kindly One in an uncertain voice. "Something, a little more, obvious."
[drop]E[/drop]delon rose in front of them, stone pillars haphazardly raised from a poisonous swamp. Dead moirgut, little insectoid creatures, coated the city, like the bread crumbs on the fresh, deep fried fish that the merchants used to sell at the Hosian fish market. Some of their hollow carapaces crunched underfoot. Some, their feet phased through. Their aux walked over those, and it made the aux nervous, as they skittered to avoid all of the moirgut.
Near the end of the group, a Kindly acolyte shrieked. Their aux had been driven too far from them by the fright of the moirgut, and she had collapsed to the ground, twitching and rolling along the carapaces.
Vydus walked at the head of the column, sweeping away the carcasses with a stiff, leafy branch. "This is quite obvious."