Another slurred garble, and the droid hesitated. One of the Wookiees smacked it across the back of the head, and it spat out, “Mighty Zonnos wants you to know that even if you fail to find his brother or – Ardos forbid – are too late to save him, you will still have an ally among the Anjiliacs.”
Zonnos waited for the droid to finish, then managed a lazy, single wink. Then it laughed, and for a moment Mander’s blood ran cold.
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