At the officer's instruction, one of the guards held open the door. Once the men passed through, the door was closed. Both guards remained on alert outside it.
"My Lord Hevne is not here - " the officer of the guard began.
Fralli son of Truthdreamer looked quickly around the room. On a dais in the centre of the room a low fire flickered, adding a little light to the torches that flamed in the middle of three of the four walls. The corners trapped the night's darkness and Fralli was aware of guards stationed there.
"Then why bring me - ?"