They frequently use the same map for multiple caves, and so sometimes it looks like there's a passage when there really isn't.
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Sir Edmund: "Should you obey the lord who asks you to put a village of innocents to the torch? Is that chivalrous? Is it noble?"
Me: "It's a great way to get promoted, I know that much."