"He went to talk to the boss! Oh no, oh Gwyn," and Seren turns to Ffion, stumbling over her words in her panic, "did your family kidnap
"Calm down, Seren," her grandmother says. "He may be better off where he is right now."
"It's against city law to imprison a citizen."
"So? We can't afford -"
"That's not the point." The old lady raises a finger and winks. "You should get some rest. There'll be time to talk about it all tomorrow."