The one in the cloak:
Now as I was trying to say, I am “The Guardian”! I am here to help you on your journey. Through this castle, I will guide you through so you may return. (Cut to a close up of James)
Return to what? I died, I stabbed myself through the chest my lungs are gone, my heart ripped out as it has been like that for eight years now and I think that… (Cut to James as he looks around The Guardian as The Guardian walks away and James runs up to The Guardian and follows The Guardian as the two of them walk in the clockwork castle.) As I was trying to say before I was so rudely interrupted when you walked away, I think that I deserve to be at peace after everything I been through. I think I am entitled to… (A ghostly figure appears in front of the two as “The Guardian” starts to do something as James confesses a horrible secret about him which sends him reeling backward and the castle moves forward in the clockwork.)
What did you do?
I don’t know, I guess it feeds off confessions.
Perhaps you’re more well-knowledgeable about this place.
No, but I am a quick study!
Come with me!