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More of Yhon and Bry and the music lesson…
A slight movement caught his eye and he looked up. The Tuanae stood in the doorway of a second staircase.
“M-master Yhonshel,” he stammered, his fear returning. “C-captain.”
The man inclined his head briefly and stepped forward. “Welcome,” he said, his voice soft. “How may I help you?”
“I – I want to learn to play,” Brythel blurted out. “Sir,” he added in a rush of fear.
Yhonshel smiled. “What do you have there?” he asked, nodding to the object Brythel was clutching.
“A – a lute. I-it was my father’s and I… I can play it a little bit but I want to learn, really learn. Please, sir. I – I know I’m not a wizard but you said…” Brythel’s voice faltered as he tried to regain control of himself.
“I know what I said, and I meant it,” Yhonshel replied. “Come, have a seat.” He gestured and two chairs moved from where they were stacked in a corner and settled in front of a small table.
“Y-you would teach me?” Brythel barely dared to hope.
“I would be honored,” Yhonshel replied as he sat down.