Lord Edgar's slip of the tongue did not go unnoticed. Raising an eyebrow, Horace thought, There is more to this than meets the eye. There seems to be a familiarity... perhaps they are related, somehow? In any case, Edgar wishes to keep it private.
Horace nodded his head in reply and said, "In the meantime, I'll go through my library to see if I might uncover what sort of creature made these attacks, if not a werewolf. Now, if you'll excuse me..." He gave a poignant look at both Mariella and Isiah. "If there is nothing else, I would like to dismiss myself.
He would begin his investigation in the morning, after he'd taken rest.