Frightening "steel ones"-- imperial soldiers-- are roving the forest, and Tonaxia fears for her people's safety. Furnishing you with makeshift projectile weapons capable of unleashing an obscenely foul odor, she bids you chase off the intruders.
You have seen to the Garlean menace. Assure Tonaxia that the steel ones will bother her people no more.
Tonaxia is profoundly impressed by your strength and selflessness. Shedding a tear for the friends she has already lost to the Garleans and their fearsome weaponry, she is nonetheless heartened to hear that the danger has been quelled for the moment.