ooc: Sorry for the lack of activity! I've been shattered this week, and I'll be away over the weekend so don't expect anything then.
"The riders are nasty." Gremlich almost growled. "They come between the scorch and the freeze, killing and raiding. Used to be a few settlements near here, but apart from the Yarrelfolk, Gremlich doesn't think any survived. And yes! Gremlich made it himself! The river makes a nice clearing, along with the height it makes it hard for anyone to creep up. Wasn't Gremlich's first, no, Gremlich had a nicer one that riders destroyed... that reminds me." He grasped the nearest rope, and pulled himself up. His near-useless hooked prosthetic became remarkably efficient as he clambered up the rope into his shack. After a moment of rummaging, he slid down the rope, something clutched in his grasp.
"Gremlich found this." He said, holding out what looked like a large computer chip. "It was part of your ship that landed in the river, Gremlich doesn't know what it does."
I'm with stupid