Ja'nus sat quietly, considering his options.
"Those mountains are trecherous, I can almost feel it from here, the ground speaks to me."
He paused and took a long draught from his tankard of ale.
"They are a risky proposition, but one that just may pay off. On the other hand, the odds of encountering any real civilisation there is slim, provisions will be scarce."
"I say we spread out around town, gather informationas well as any potential supplies we may have need of, then make a more fully informed choice."
He turns to the dark Mage.
"Galithir, you of us all have the most skill with words, and Landlords are often privvy to much gossip, might I suggest you try tour luck with the proprietor of this establishment?"