"A secret for a secret?" she replied with a sly smile as they walked toward her vardo. "My husband seems to like you. I will enlighten you to all the secrets you were not meant to know about yourself, for all the secrets you have," she bargained.
She stopped at the door of her vardo, about to open it, when she turned her tantalizing gaze on Lucien.
"It is a deal? Shall we proceed?"
The Red Condor shrieked at Sir Darvig in full wrath. Wings flapped storms of fire across the sky. "The Mage-God grows in power swifter than it appears to Paladine. This I know. A warning," Sargonnas told Darvigl, "for you to give to Paladine in your prayers."
“I will,” Darvig uttered.