Alright, where was I? I'll be honest with you, I've screwed off quite a bit, played Eternal Sonata, Dragon Quest IX, Pokemon White (of course), and Okami, so my gaming scheduling has been a bit full, and I've been putting off the level grinding. But I'm back now, and I'm trying to learn Fire and Ice magic from Shiva and Ifrit's corpses. I find that the flans in the death pit are assholes, and all but REQUIRE magic to slay, so I bounce out of there looking for tastier fare... and the way out. Up some stairs, I find these:
Apparently they're here to inject me with something in order to find out where I put the plans to the Death Star that I'm sending to the Rebel Army.