>Emerald speaks with Bunsen and learns a bit more about Marjani.
>Bunsen has to work, so Emerald and Ruby decide to hit up the local market.
>Emerald tries to get Ruby to buy a knife, but instead gets her current knife repaired.
>Emerald tries to get Ruby to buy a dress, and after a confession about what she thinks of her looks she decides to some day find a dress.
>Emerald and Ruby walk back to the hotel, but are accosted by a zebra who attacks them.
>Emerald and Ruby get out of that sticky situation, and are escorted home by some guards.
>The guard wonders if Joyride has been kidnapped, and after looking through Joyride's things and taken a few potions, they go to the guard station and get some sleep.
>Emerald wakes up to find a letter he sent the day before brought Nishan and Loupe to them.
>They go to the hospital and speak with the cook of the Millet Cafe, who's wife was probably captured by the same group of kidnappers.
Continued in the next post...