"Your work is very important," Inric says. "That is why I cannot contribute. I apologise. I cannot help you." He turns to Orien. "Thank you for offering your assistance. No obligation remains on your part." And with that said he turns for the door, trying not to look like he is in a hurry to get away. He misses Orien's shock and surprise - and Knawan Ysenna's intrigued speculation.