Grey stalking forward. Turns back to Hroth. Grey’s eyes are still wide, he is obviously distracted and ask Hroth to repeat himself before answering.
That by friend is most likely the Favor of the Dreaming Mountain. As for how this will impact your life, I am sure it will become obvious.
Now let us all hurry to look in on lady Sheng’s family and then back to the Manor. We have a lot to process.