"Fantastic," Ode remarked, "how much do you want to bet the reason it ran aground and the reason Nuru seems to be trying to force his way through my shoulder has something to do with the harmless monolith Viktor wants?" She made an irritated click with her tongue and attempted to pull Nuru from her shoulder, hissing something to him before he finally relinquished the glimmering cloth of her tunic.
As soon as his claws touched earth he slid behind her feet, peeking suspiciously through her skirts at the ship.
"Cleric!" She said, smiling suddenly, "You seem the well-learned sort. Off you go, we'll be right behind you. Make yourself useful."