"Thy Keeper is here," Tiero says to the new wyrbeast, who looks back at him with thoughtful dark eyes. "Do tha want to go to him?" He reaches out, and the wyrbeast allows him to fondle his head and horns. "Why did he come here? Why bring thee with him?" Tiero sits back, tilting his head to stare at the sky. His oversized hat falls unheeded to the ground. "What is Tanis doing? If he's not from Sa Ayen, why keep him in that hut?" He lies back on the sandy soil and groans in frustration. "I should go and see Orien..."