"Poor girl seems to be losing her mind. She’s always losing that necklace it seems. Makes me wonder why she takes it off at all." - Concerned Mother in regards to how absent minded her daughter has become
A common mistake when writing adventures set in deserts is to assume that the climate is too ferociously hot to wear armor. Historically, most battles in deserts involved troops dressed in protective armor. Although they would have been miserable during the hottest part of the day or the hottest part of the year, desert weather isn't intolerably hot 24/7.