"Malmir, no - Wait..."
And with that Johann saw his newfound comrade vanish suddenly from view, literally swallowed up by the ground.
"Its a trap! Quick Werner, you and I best stand guard in the doorway - do you think you can jump the pit? I'll wager whoever set this snare will be round to inspect their catch. Kirsten can you see or hear any sign of Malmir - is he hurt?"
Eyeing up Harbull, Johann wondered if he was light enough to be lowered down to tend to Malmir...