I think that to open the statue, u must first find out wat that circle with a cross is and it will (somehow) open the statue. Also i think that that her soul is in that dark carvern beneath the statue.
Or that at the end of chapter 2... You feel free but then you feel a dark spiritial surg of anger and fear mixed up, so you just sit beside the tree and you calm your self down by relaxing. Then suddenly *BOOM* you hear in the gates of marind bell. You go to check it out and there all alone standing infront of stairs going down and the statues "gone how could it be???" you think to yourself bu