“Unexpected Arrival” It’s kind of hard to make a great first impression when everybody is so trigger-happy. We’ll find out more about… whatever this is, next week. (And I’ll add a character link once introductions are properly made. Done.)

Be careful out there.

↓ Transcript
Panel 1
In the tower's highest room, Puccini lets his eyes scan his audience and addresses them as he claps his hands...
Puccini: "Before we go... let me introduce someone to the home team."

Panel 2
...and, with a smile, quickly separates them so one hand is above the other. Between his hands - in a puff of smoke - appears a small teddy-bear-like creature with wings and a long, thick tail.

Panel 3
Across the room, Zip pushes away from the wall and quickly takes aim, ready to fire a crossbow bolt.

Panel 4
Puccini puts a hand against the new arrival's chest pushing them back as he raises the other hand defensively to ward off the attack.
Puccini: 'Whoa whoa whoa whoa!"
Teddy-Bear-like Creature: "Don't murder me!!!"