Erras stroked his chin. "... thinking."
"... 'bout what?" Gen leaned forward and rested his elbow on the table/map.
Erras turned and was about to respond, but he caught sight of Whisp and nearly jumped out of his skin.
"This is Whisp. He's my new friend." Gen tried not to laugh, but Erras' overreaction was classic.
Bellah looked between the two Metals. She could have continued to be cruel and claim she didn't know English, but she'd worked out long ago that English and Sayen were on and the same... and Lucretia had been polite.
She snatched back Marcus' paper and added the English translation beside the Orram runes.
"Now you may decipher." Bellah held the paper out again for Marcus to take.
((Keep hold of that. Might come in useful (and not just for Whisp's language) ))