Hathaway's eyebrows slightly furrowed upon Bao's instructions about prohibiting their magical healing. To him, it was more important that a person be healthy than worry about methodology. Still, he didn't contradict her on the matter. In his line of work, it was common for certain religious and cultural reasons to become a thorn in his missions.
"..we understand, and we'll try not to hinder your ways." he spoke in a respectful manner. Though, he wasn't the only one a bit downcast by their rule. He noticed too that Ophenia wasn't too pleased. Seeing the fae in such melancholy caused him to lend a reasuring hand on her shoulder in support. He was happy to see that her sincerity to help others was true. "Yes, I think Ophenia has a right to ask her question…though her memorization of names could use some work." He made his comment.
Listening to Bao describe the events that transpired in the death, reminded him of the pained face Beni had and all her words. They made even more sense now that Hathaway understood further. While sitting in one of the sofas he sipped the tea and took note of its taste. Hearing Crymaria's suspicions, the priest narrowed his eyes, "She has a point, is it common for a statue of all things to easily topple over? There wouldn't happen to be any enemies or assassins afoot would there?"