Many take the opportunity to voice their opinion. Some call for caution, some call for restraint, and others call for protection. All voice their loyalties for the clan and An'jhali and pledge their loyalties anew. An'jhali asks the clan what path they should take.
The council continues and the Crafter is appointed.
Mari'ciel reports that she has made progress on the weapons but cautions it will take time. She offers any to come join her as a helper.
Ka'hab steps forward as the new Crafter and request permission to recruit helpers, which she is granted. Ka'hab then puts forward three things to say: that the clan must support its Ill'haress, that the clan must learn the Ill'haress' goal and understand her purpose, and that the clan must take the ruins at the center of the cavern and make it their's.
Elif voices her concern for the well being of the clan and asks that any who feel sick or injured come see her after the council. She also notices that some of the clan look weak and thin and wonders if they had been keeping to themselves this entire time.
Quel steps forward to say that the clan must support its Ill'haress, as she is what binds them together.