If anything, Damaia seems slightly disappointed by the sudden need for violence, but she was prepared. "Very well i suppose there is no other option." It was directed at Billie though, and not their attackers.
She takes a few short steps away from the group to give her a better angle, aiming to encompass as many of the enemy rank and file as she can. She does not hide, nor try to deceive them, she is very clear about her intention as she races her hands.
With an intoned spell and a fan of her fingers gouts of flame erupt from between her hands and engulf the would-be attackers
Main Hand: Long sword
Off Hand: Shield
Movement: Moving to try and catch the 'boss' longswordsman as well as as many of the moonks as i can in that 15ft cone.
Casting: Burning Hands
Dex save (15) for half.