In attempt to urge the Griffin to return to the dreadful wilds, an old man revealed that the Minor Canon was sent to that very location. The Griffin grows quite angered and scolded the townspeople. He then goes out to look for him.
The Griffin brings the Minor Canon back, and praises him for the selfless acts he performed. He demands that the townspeople treat him in the best way possible. The townspeople cooperate, as they worry about the Griffin returning.