Monday: Robert heard the thin sneer beneath Gunthar’s words and knew he had already been judged.
Tuesday: “If you think I have summoned you here to deal with a fool, you have dangerously misjudged me, sirrah.”
Wednesday: For one irrational moment, he had thought Gunthar might be different.
Thursday: Robert had not had the opportunity of seeing his parents grow old together, but if they had, he imagined them, despite their humble circumstances, very much like the Earl and Countess of Gunthar in their aged contentment in each other’s company.
Friday: He knew full well Gunthar had not called him “insolent” without reason.