"It's a terrible time for this, you of all people derserve nothing more to do with them. Lady Rin wanted us to give you a heads up" she said, skipping up a teeny bit closer to the old turtle-badass. When the turtle crushed his watermelon, though, she hopped back a few steps, frowned like a child denied her toy, and snapped back to business. "The...Mindflayer. It's back, active, and have already orchestrated some pretty big mess in Oguchi. There's not much left of the place, and they've basically captured the most terrible of the Bakeneko, Otoyo, assuming the Mindflayer Hulk was in league with it. There are obviously humans working for the illithids, as well. As to why, we've no clue"