"I don't know." Orien shrugs irritably. Why isn't Tiero more excited? "Some other city-state, I suppose."
"There are no Unfledged in other city-states," Tiero says.
"Well, he must have come from somewhere. Anyway, if you want to go with him, he'll be here tomorrow."
"But... why?" And he really does look confused. Orien glares at him.
"Don't you want to get away?"
"I don't know."
She's had enough. Heading off, she calls over her shoulder, "well, you've got a day to think about it."
Tiero stares after her. And then, to his shock and horror, he hears Prytanis' voice from behind.
"Tha should go."