"I'll think of something," Wil promises recklessly. "But I have to know! Will you help?"
Brother Aldus stares at him for a long time.
"This isn't Cyrward's idea, is it?" he asks eventually.
"No. He wasn't impressed."
"Oh well, in that case maybe it's worth a try." Brother Aldus grins. "Fine. You'd better get on home. I'll meet you by the old oak at moonrise tonight. With the seer."