The dwarf turned back as you were setting the shield back down. He swipes it away and places it in a locked up chest. "Don't touch that."
"I don't want it nor do I have any use for it." I say before leaving and heading for the mountains to the west.
I spot the Panthentine heading the same way I am and curse, leaping up into the trees and moving quickly, get well ahead of her. Can't have her wondering what I'm doing.