The sounds got father and farther away as the two leisurely walked away. Apparently running away was an option the whole time. The creature was strong, but incredibly slow.
"I'm going after the big one... gonna end all of this..." he explained. He looked to Zip for a moment arbitrarily, but then looked back.
"You know... if you got that armor... you might as well use it..." he briefly explains how to better utilize knee pads in battle. A lot of what he says goes over Zip's head, but he manages to absorb the basic gist of what was being said.
[Your armor now adds +1 to defense attempts. Your roller blades add +2 to Quickness.]
"...hmm... I'm not repeating myself... So I hope you got it.... Anyway... I've exhausted all my leads... where do you think we should go next...?" he seems to have accepted Zip's presence for now.