If it is the halls of Halatali you seek, you need seek no further.
Permit me to tell you something of this place. The name comes from an ancient tongue, Halatali meaning “the land of many shadows.” It was here that our distant ancestors first settled, and─
Bah, you have not come all this way for a lesson in history.
Shhh, listen. Do you not hear the howls and growls? Do you not feel how they shake the very earth beneath you?
Those sounds are the work of no wind, my friend, nor that rumbling the doing of any shadows. Those are the calls of Halatali, for now the beasts once kept for the Coliseum lurk here.
And these are no gentle beasts broken by the hand of man. No, there are those within that even the might of the Immortal Flames cannot tame.
From the look of you, you must be Forename
. Aye, I received word from Nedrick that you might be along. By his recommendation, I grant you leave to enter freely. I only pray you are able to find your way out.