Wishing I'd put more points into diplomacy at this point.
I’ll take a moment to compose myself and clear my throat before answering, “Even if I had a real choice in the matter, I'd do it anyway. A few questions though, Great One. You said fortified range. For some inexplicable reason that makes it sound as if these Horntusks are not a very” I pause for dramatic effect “welcoming family. If that is so, then my appearance may cause them some concern.” At this point my smirk returns and while using prestidigitation to groom myself, I say, “I mean it would be a sad father indeed who would not want to protect his daughters from a man as well dressed and witty as myself.”
“And speaking of how I look,” adjusting into a more regal pose and gesturing to showcase myself, “would not my appearance, which so very vehemently marks me as having such an imperious lineage, indirectly reveal your presence? At the very least it would hint that someone else is in the area.”
Then I’ll go back to a more eager look, “That brings me then to wondering how many sheep does it take for it to be a ‘goodly meal’?”
Just in case
* diplomacy *
* gather info *