Originally Posted by Saracenar
Granted, things could have gone differently if he had have spoken up, but it's easy to say that its all his fault. I guess, it is partly his fault, but it's not like coming clean would have solved all their problems. The bandits were still out there.
No, but they would have had a much better chance of getting out of that situation unscratched. They managed to fend the bandits off before and survive. The group was led into a false sense of security.