Billie, still wearing the ring, arrives just in time to hear Doug say "So, if you are agreeable, Acker here and I will go with you."
"Alright then" Seratha says lithely jumping down from the branch she was on. "I help you find this item in my home you seek and upon our return here you release your captives. I have you word your people won't harm mine?" She steps toward Doug her open hand offered to him to shake on the deal.