"She went to the seminary to collect some materials," Inric tells Mathea.
"And you didn't go?"
"She chose to spare me the journey."
"I suppose she's really gone to talk to Ylva." Mathea folds her arms and glares at the distant horizon. "Do you know what about?"
"She wishes to ask Ylva to be her assistant," Inric says, leaving out the details of what that would involve. Mathea scowls and looks away.