"I'm sorry, but I'm obligated to taunt the readers with the promise of this eventual information nonetheless."
I had fun with the first couple panels.
It's going to be an actual line on the very next page, but the heck with it, here's a quick preview for the next page to make the next couple of days a bit more enjoyable for myself:
"Hope for the best, plan for the worst."
Nobody is expecting the griffins to be aggressive. They just know how bad it would be if they were for some reason.