''There used to be a wizard in this village, she had a spell that allowed her to talk to the scouts we send out. When she heard about a scout that got captured she went out on her own, and we haven't seen her since.''
"We could maybe help you in fetching back the wizard losing your only means of direct communication is a huge disadvantage in this hostile lands although we have to fetch our other half of the party first."
Fang spots the elves talking to the guardian and immediately sprints ahead of Bax, a huge grin plastered on his face, "We're back! We got chased by a bunch of them Goblin things after I killed some of their friends!" He shows the trophies of his achievements (aka, the loot they dropped) strapped to his back. "Feel free to praise my power!" He gives an eager grin and looks hopefully at the party.