Albrecht dismounted and led his horse inside the barn.
"The lady Amethyst I believe. It is a pleasure to meet you."
"Hrmph!" Amethyst rolled her eyes. "So... You are aware of the retirement plan?"
"Yes milady. It is a closely guarded secret within the guild's senior slayers."
"Damn right it needs to be a secret. Can't go around letting the management know I've been skimming the cream off the top of their precious slayers."
"Do we need to make a scene Ma'am? There are people outside."
"No. They're fine. They'll need to know at sometime. Might as well be now."