Sitting in the cave, well out of sight of any far-seeing eyes on the enemy ships, Mathea and Ylva wait in tense silence. It is Ylva who breaks it, her curiosity becoming too much for her.
"Mum, what did Magistra Colle mean about Magister Inric?"
"Did you see him?" Mathea asks, curious. Ylva flushes a little, and looks away.
"Yes," she admits, "near the standing stones. I talked to him before... before I came to find you."
"Well, we should look for him just in case. But maybe Magistra Colle is right. Remember the old stories about the demons and their magic?"
Ylva's eyes grow enormous. "He can do magic?!"