Colle has just turned to go when the flicker of displaced air catches her eye, and she turns to see Yllianvarar standing on the nexus pattern, looking hopefully at her.
"Where's Inv - uh, Inric? I need to speak to him."
"I'm afraid he's off looking for a book," Colle replies. "You just missed him."
"Oh no..." he looks more annoyed than dismayed.
"He'll be back tonight. Is it urgent?"
"No. Well. Probably not." And then he looks past her, and his eyes widen in shock. He lunges forward to confront Tiero. "Wait! Who are you?!"