I ain't makin' it up, honest!
Ah, you there! You don't look the sort to turn your back on a man who's down on his luck. Help me find it, would you?
Here, take this lantern. The gemstone'll glint when the light hits it. Bring it to me, and I'll...errr, think of some way to pay you back!
I've tried lookin' meself, but no joy. Why does nothin' ever go my way!?