In this scene, Leroy and Ryuma had crossed paths and had an argument that Leroy's lionram attacked Ryuma. Leroy says he was just being playful. Leroy doesn't hide the fact he is on a quest to hunt down a lowly hyena, so Ryuma already knows to be cautious around him. Ryuma soon looses all thoughts of being alert for Leroy doesn't question who he his and asks him to join his journey. A journey consisting of nonstop babble from Leroy about how amazing he is.