This is set 1 of 2, the other will be uploaded shortly
also I will be polishing this in the coming weeks.
Panel 1; Establishing, borderless landscape, the terrain of Ciruiacc, a hotspring bubbles at the top of a hill, surrounded by thistles and other vegetation.
Panel 2; mid; a hooded figure, barrel chested, stands over a spring
Panel 3; close of verdant landscape figure fills a vial with water from the spring
Panel 4; long, Bird skeleton in foreground partially concealed by bush, this is a wild and untamed land, displayed in the rocks and crags of the place and the danger cemented by this image. figure stands and takes a drink of the water he's collected in back by spring
Panel 5; close/mid, Adelai smirks as he lowers the now empty vial from his lips.
Adelai: “Excellent. Just as expected.”
Panel 1; wide, Adelai draws a larger flask from his robe and kneels as if to fill it from the pool. Staff is visible arm enters reaching for staff
Panel 2; Close on Adelai's left eye, squints, looks
Panel 3; Worm's Eye, Adelai spins, swinging a beautiful sword quickly in a deadly arc behind him.
Panel 4; OTS (Mudd's shoulder) view of Adelai, view of confused expression, sword drawn
Panel 5; OTS (Adelai), view of Mudd shadowed on rise in ground, he speaks, “Ah, Hello friend, you seem to have taken my staff by mistake. I must ask you to return it... it's quite important to me.
Panel 1; Mid of Mudd, looking comfortable despite juggling numerous items, while examining the staff, holding his walking staff under his arm. “Dis staff is way far out mon. I wonder what happens if I...” Adelai, off panel - “Yes, it is far out, of the reach of its true possesor!”
Panel 2; Mid of Mudd, surprised, looking at staff , Adelai from offpanel, “Return it at once!”
Panel 3; Close of Mudd's hand on staff, translucent hand, energy transferring into staff. Adelai, from offpanel, “Or I shall be forced to call the constabulary!”
Panel 4; Mid of Mudd, smirking, he appears to be standing in a stream of steam issuing from a fissure he's near in the ground “Well, I suppose I could get dis back to you mon, but you'd owe me a solid.”
Panel 5; mid, birds eye of Adelai, waving hand in front of him, “Brigand! Highwayman! Pickpocket! Staff-Snatcher! Filcher!”
Panel 6; Close, adelai pointing in front of him “Röazai! ”
Panel 1; Geyser of water envelops Mudd, mudd: “Roa-what?”
Panel 2; long low angle from the mist on Adelai, clicking his heels.“ Haha, I got you now, robber...”
Panel 3; mid torso of Adelai, winded, wary “...thief... Where's my staff ?..”
Panel 4; Adelai spins and looks up Mudd, off panel - “Well mon, that none to nice now. Why d'ya hafta go be dat way about it?
Panel 5; OTS Adelai towards Mudd, standing on top of a cliff, holding Adelai's staff. Adelai shakes fist, Adelai, “Because it's my bloody staff, that's why!”
Panel 6; Close on Mudd “I seem to be da one holdin' it now. Doesna' seem to like you so much for what's yours.” , from offpanel, “That's not how it works you thief!”
Panel 7; Close of Adelai angry, Mudd, from off-panel“But it is nine-tents of da constable's rule mon.”
Panel 1; Close on Mudd, smirking, “So, 'ow'bou'ti'time mon?” , from offpanel, “Excuse me?”
Panel 2; Close on Adelai, mouth open looking properly confused, eyebrows working furiously, Mudd from offpanel, “Da solid, mon. -da favor.” , “Absolutely not. I do not negotiate with terrorists.”
Panel 3; long of Mudd, still smirking, turning away from on top of the cliff, “Well mon, I guess I'll just be keeping de stick den.”
Panel 4; Close of Adelai looking thoughtful, concerned, possibly constipated.
Panel 5; OTS from Adelai, watching Mudd walk away.
Panel 6; Mudd grows farther away, Adelai, “Wait!”