Aes nudges Kert in the direction the others are headed towards Gaston. "Time for work, then"
This is what I came inside for? Amicus asks himself.
"I'll see you at the forest edge."
The word has no sooner escaped his lips when his stomach sinks and the chill runs across his spine. Sweat suddenly soaks his shoulders, though there is no heat.
"Maybe someone wants to wait with me," he adds meekly.