By the time they reached Aldarius Manor, the children’s’ arms were full of flowers, and they were so busy talking and laughing they didn’t notice the tall boy with pale hair and eyes watching them.
Onyx shifted her bouquet and smiled at him. “I’m sorry. All this commotion over bringing Lady Aldarius flowers. Are you visiting for sword training?”
“In a manner of speaking. My father says Sir Hugo himself is here helping to teach sword techniques.”
“He is, and he’s great, but snacks first,” Sylvester called over his shoulder. “C’mon. Lady Aldarius always has plenty of snacks.”
“Thank you. I would like that very much.”