Ode decided to remain below; partly in case of ambush or trap, and partly because Nuru was freaking the fuck out any time she tried to bring the animal closer to the ship.
There was a sound, suddenly. Screaming and banging against one of the doors on the main deck, where everyone was.
"OH GODS HELP! PLEASE! SOMEONE HELP! GOD'S ABOVE PLEASE! PLEASE! SOMEBODY HELP!"
It sounded like a man. He sounded very, very, panicked.