a) We should turn around, go home and get more intel. How are you supposed to appraoch a chieftain if you have no idea who it is you're approaching, what tribe they belong to, and what, exactly, they are capable of?
b) Let's approach on the sly and spy on them for a little while. You need to gather information about the terrain - and whichever chieftain currently has the sceptre.
c) What difference does it make in the end? We need the sceptre. Let's just keep going and approach the chieftain as planned. We'll wing it when we have to.
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