At long last, you emerge out of the drift into a small cavern.
This area looks much like any other cavity you have been through, with it's bizarre geology and surprisingly smooth floors.
You begin pondering dwarf involvement as you inspect the room. Eventually, your eyes focus on the opposite side, where a second exit can be seen.
As you're about to move ahead, a figure comes into view. A wondrous creature, resembling a humanoid yet not quite like anything you have ever known.
This peculiar being carries an assortment of items, suggesting that it might be intelligent.
You step forth to offer your greetings, but halt at once. The beast glares at you warily and begins mumbling to itself.
Listening to the slight echo, you can make out several phrases.
It seems the critter is giving itself suggestions as to how to act next, pausing once or twice to grimace at the south wall and murmur something about cameras - whatever those might be.
Having no means of defense, you pray the lunatic has no interest in you, and charily slip back to where you came from.
Scurrying away, you blissfully hear the steps of your compatriot waning. What's left for you, is merely to decide what to do next.