Leguna was relieved to have dealt with this finally. He sent the priest off respectfully. When he turned around he saw Eirinn, mouthing something that wouldn't leave her lungs.
"You don't need to say anything. I can afford it."
"But... I just keep owing you more and more."
"Eirinn," Leguna said as he pressed his hands on her shoulders, "You gave me far more precious things. I'd have starve if not for you. I'd still be just a monkey. You can never owe me anything. Understand?"
Eirinn's eyes watered. She'd gotten an ocean for...