“Now, Edith,” Leila said, “will you answer my question? What has happened while I have been gone? It seems to be a great deal.”
Edie took a deep breath. She wished she could look at Leila’s face while she explained what had happened, but maybe this was more intimate. Clearly, it was more comfortable for Leila.
“Okay. Before I start, how much do you know about the treaty between Thengul and Alienor Chatoyant before the school was founded? You weren’t around then, were you?”
“No, no. I am not quite that old.” Leila laughed.