- I smiled at my friend and touched his arm. My family was rarely defeated in battle. Looking at the line of men facing us, I knew how outnumbered they had been. There had to be forty men over there. If some new weapon was involved, then their defeat made even more sense.
- Stayne's voice got all our attention a moment later. He addressed Gunth and he did it very politely.
- "We are happy to take your kind invitation to visit your camp," he said facing Gunth. "My Brothers and I only ask this female be left in our care for the remainder of the trip."