"I'm sorry, but -- I've got other plans for today. So, thank you, and sorry. Farewell." You attempt to nod and look gracious and oh-so-well-mannered, as she likes.

She only looks a little disappointed. She seems to shrug, before leaving you, vanishing as she slips between two narrow branches.

Regardless of your feelings, it is probably the smartest thing to try and stay on the good side of all the animals here, as much as you can.

Where to now? You could go to the pond, and see if the fish are feeling talkative. Or you could explore this forest a bit more. That usually proves entertaining and enlightening.

[Fish are totally your people. Make your way to the pond.] 5.
[Exploring the forest sounds like grand fun.] 6.