"Did you run out of books to arrange," the bolder of the two continues, notching up the sneer level, "or have you just come back for the Assembly? Don't think you can talk to another clan as though you still belong to Seth-Varouin. You haven't contributed anything to this clanhold for years!"
"Thelarouvien!" Merienethel can't hold back any longer, although Inric could have told her it was useless. "You are offering insult!"
"I'm telling the truth!"