"Trust me Jake," the ogre said. "They know what to do."
The figure picked her up, and in a moment they had vanished, the clearing becoming still. They had transported to an immense cavern, at the centre of which stood Merlin, but looking older and more wrinkled.
"We require your powers Kael'in," the figure said, laying her in front of him. "This is beyond even my healing."
Merlin bent down, touching a hand to her forehead. "Child, I can heal you but I need your help. Without me you will be stuck here for eternity and...take it from me that is not a fate you should desire."