Wonderful work? He laughed at this, "Well thank you kindly!" Not many people found blacksmithing to be "wonderful", hardly "nice" at all, most especially women. This strangely encouraged him, though he wasn't sure why. He was also encouraged by the fact that she liked to come to market. He remembered being in Bamarre and cooped in the castle for days on end. Not allowed to venture out very often, those days when his father would bring them into town were cherished. It was energizing to get out and be among people for once. He offered her another smile, "That's a wonderful gift, family that is." Sol felt silly for making such judgements even though he had known her for a mere five minutes, but she seemed much more down to earth than the Princesses he had known from years past. "If you don't mind my prying, which of your family lives at the inn? I too stay there," he said, "The innkeeper is the most giving of men."