"Alright, that is all for the introductions," Larwin said, nodding satisfiedly, "It seems the empire has been graced with lots of talent."
"Even so, I think we're most fortunate to have Annie here," Geoffrey interjected, smiling. With Larwin's permission, he was not pursuing the girl to the fullest of his abilities.
He would naturally only do so when Marolyt was absent. He didn't dare be bold in front of the old man. Prince or not, he'd leave the room beaten black and blue.
He was determined to woo Annelotte before the old swordsaint returned. The old man could say nothing if the girl herself accepted his advances. He'd heard rumors that Marolyt feared only one thing in the world, his daughte...