- The men coming to teach me were testing Master Damien's patience. They did not treat me with the respect his family was due. Anyone else that demonstrated this obvious disregard would usually receive a sound beating.
- My owners arrived at lunch and Master Kein escorted my tutors out. Everyone tried to keep Master Damien distracted until the men were gone, his temper was threatening to burst out of control.
- "We have a surprise, Ciara," Christof said lightly and that made Master Damien smile.