You swim out, looking to avoid the nasty looking cell. Or, "salesman", as you've dubbed it (+1 bonus DNA). As you swim away, it roars loud enough for you to feel, even though you can't hear. It's obvious that it's noticed you, and it is definitely territorial. Just because it can't eat anything but dirt, doesn't mean it won't try to kill you, either.
Judging by the jet of slime that rockets right by you. You skedaddle right out of there, and get out of the tunnels quick as possible. It being faster, though, is not good, and it gains on you pretty quickly.
You break out of the tunnels, frighting the midgets gathered around the mouth, with the salesman right behind you. The midgets see the large salesman, and at first scatter, themselves being faster than the salesman. One of them, braver than the rest, however, obviously has a bit of a death wish. It charges the salesman, not doing any real damage, but distracting it.
You notice that the salesman does have something interesting. Some sort of golden glint, although you shouldn't have been able to notice it without sight. Judging by this fact, it must be something really rare.
you have 4 hp
you have 3 stomach
you have 10 DNA
What do you do?
Flaming Leaches And Beetles On Rye Toast... my name is an acronym...