"Th-they've kicked me o-out," you cry as soon as you walk into the great chamber, frantically wiping your eyes while you stumble down the crumbling stairs. You step heavily into the gold, walking aimlessly forward until that whom you seek speaks, voice echoing slightly in the vast room.
Despite being loud, his voice is deep and gentle when he speaks to you, inquiring, "Who kicked you out, pet? What has happened?"
You sniffle, rubbing your [e/c] eyes until they ache, and wipe your nose with the back of your wrist before answering, "My village… they've found out that I've been visiting you, Smaug… they said that I would bring damnation to all the people, that you would kill them. Oh Smaug, why would they think that? You're so kind, so gentle! I-I just don't know why they've banished me for befriending you… My own mother and father would not hug me goodbye. I don't know if I can stand it, Smaug; I loved them so dearly and they dropped me in the blink of an eye. I don'