“And of course,” Geoffrey resumed, “you remember my companion, Sir Sam! Without his keen aid, all would have been lost!”
I went down on one knee, which protested after the long ride, but I hid the wince behind my bowed head.
“Rise, Sir Sam,” King Gregory said.
I pushed up, but it was a real effort convincing sore muscles it was worth it.
“You have been gone for many weeks. We began to worry when we heard no word of your journeys.”
Huh. Should we have sent messages back? Can we send messages back? It’d be like Pony Express, wouldn’t it? I wonder if they have regular couriers between kingdoms or something. I could use that to send word back to Henry’s kingdom. ‘Dear King and Queen, your son was an asshat and got himself killed. Bygones, Sam.’