Gorion takes a deep breath, and then calmly runs the blade over his palm, drawing crimson blood from the wound. Arm outstretched, he shows each of you the blood.
I hope this crimson fluid will suffice?
Walking over to the corpse of "Isabel", he kneels down and examines her.
This creature is called a Doppelganger, a foul shape shifter and violator of the mind. They can read ye mind, and assume the form of those whose minds they have violated...or consumed.
He looks over at Rasp, concern evident in his eyes.
It is a mercy the creature took ye prisoner as it did, for this is not their usual wont. Doppelgangers are alien and unknown, but they almost never take prisoners, unless great resources are expended to direct them to do so.
He looks back down into the creatures featureless face.
They can be hired as mercanaries, though the price is not low, and never in coin alone. They traffic in flesh. The cost to hire so many, and to attempt to infiltrate a location such at these much have been great...only a foe of great power and resources could have managed.
As he stands, Watcher's led by Hull begin arriving, but he waves them back. They take up a safe perimeter around the area, giving you all room to talk, but still keeping an eye out.
Each of ye, with the exception of Qorin here, has suffered wounds from this aberration. Let us tend to them at yon temple, and then gather thy things. I aim to leave as soon each of ye is ready, for the longer we remain, the more danger may yet come to pass.