She always just charges in on her own screaming 'FREEEEEEDOOOOOOOOOM' and stands right in front of my enemy. I secretly think she was shielding them from their doom. So I burnt her alive.
Then I realised she was carrying all my dragon bones and scales. So I spent 20 minutes dropping things...picking up things...working out what items were worth the most or that I wanted to keep. In the end I left behind a super sweet axe of awesome