The wizard descended from the sky and rejoined his companions. “My friends! The Sorcerer King is all but defeated! I have met him in magical combat, and bested him. Even now, the cur flees, but if we hurry, we can cut off his escape!”
The rest of the party glanced around awkwardly.
“What is it? Don’t tell me you’ve all lost your resolve!” he said peevishly. The cleric set a mirror down in front of him, and the wizard finally noticed that he had been transformed into a chicken. “Huh. Well, strap a couple wands to me and let’s go!”