"I ask because I've had some, shall we say, less than friendly encounters that started out just like this recently." Zablex said, "So, I ask, Kimi, that you forgive my reluctance to trust someone who fled into a sewer." He told him.
"Now, I am still curious why you are going to the archaeological site." Zablex said, "If you're completely honest with me, I will tell you why I am here with that same level of honesty; sound fair?"