'Hello there, friend. I was just thinking of all the things I've got to do and me here on duty.
'I've got my brother's armour to get polished. He'd do it himself, if he had a mind to, but I'm afraid Kalli does not have our family's sense of duty. He'll never earn his commander's respect; always being late, never diligent in his duties, always wearing his old, worn armour and filthy uniform.
'Perhaps you could be of some service to an old warrior? Could you bring this armour up to Brúni Stonehelm and have him polish it for me? Brúni's stands among the smiths in the eastern chamber of Thorin's Hall, where the canal runs through the mountain.'