"I - I came because Tanis wanted," Tiero says, still fidgeting nervously. Inric shuts the book again with a sigh. "Prytanis, I mean. He wants to know more about magic. About here. About Sa - Sarayan."
"I see." Perhaps he should have been surprised or angry, but instead Inric just feels tired and a bit annoyed. If this is what was worrying Tiero, it was a complete waste of his time and energy.
"The Library exists to be a source of knowledge," Inric says, trying not to let his irritation show. "Had you been honest when you asked, I would still have brought you."