They got dressed to go to the capital.
It was Ornstein's wish that he be inducted into the Order as a full-fledged knight before his passing, and this required them to visit with the Royal Offices of Service.
" Aislin's not accompanying us?" Henry asked.
One of the other knights gave him a strange look, and he wondered if he'd said something off. Aislin liked to stick his nose in Henry's business, after all.
" He's not one for capital visits," a knight said. " Stays holed up in his room."
" He's been in Ornstein's, lately," Sir Poppen added. " Awfully attached to him. But I guess that goes without saying."
" I can understand," Henry said absentmindedly. " After all, Master Ornstein was the one who taught me everything I know."
" Aye, I guess it's so."Return......Next