"I can keep moving if need be, and I suggest we not waste time. Who knows wherefore beasts could come down these halls searching for a new meal to devour? However if mine company demands we lick our wounds, then I will stand at the ready."
You open the regular door and find a tunnel behind it. The tunnel twists and turns north, then reaches a dead end. On the wall is set a statue of the upper body of a snake-headed humanoid, made from dark metal. The statue's arms are outstretched forwards.