The dwarf gives Coraine the evil eye, and snarls at the paladin. Still, he begins to speak, although he doesn't at all sound intimidated by the holy warrior's tactics. "Too many of us, fool. We are a veritable army, devot to our cause. We were merely returning from a..." the dwarf pauses as he thinks about the right words. "...recruitment meeting. We were quite surprised to find you in our tower."