Man - "Wouldn't be unheard of, group gettin' waylaid after they put all the work in diggin'. There's also the wildlife to consider. Not many ways to make money without riskin' something, after all. Least not good money."
"Aye, aye." Forty years ago, Freak would have been found raiding and robbing caravans himself. And even though he could still knock out any punk-ass thieving wannabe with hardly a breath, keeping clear of the lawman would be too much for his old arse.
Dar'jargo - "Dar'jargo thanksss you." He picks up the paper and starts reading. He takes frequent breaks to take a sip of his tea. He looks over his paper towards the demon. Dar'jargo - "I will be back in a few daysss for the job. In the meantime, I will be in Epicrin, staying in one of the inns." He continues to read the paper and drink his tea.