Scene 1. The dark of space. Something flairs across the sky. It looks like the tail of a spaceship. It’s a fireball launched by a bored mage. He lies on the ground surrounded by a warrior with her armor and weapons scattered about her.
“You’ll give away our position,” she says.
“Don’t be so proper all the time. There’s nobody around but us.”
“And the thief. He’s somewhere.”
“Yeah,” she agreed, looking around. “He usually is.”
Is that really how you want to start it? You really want to have that much uselessness in there?
Start with a fight scene. Does anyone want to see horribles fight? I’m not too sure of that.