"You walked?" Sergius said with some surprise, "My my, Sebastian, are you trying to save money?" He asked, guiding the young man into the room, and gesturing Sebastian into a chair. "Beth has graced us with her presence tonight. And together we have discussed a very important issue which I want to discuss with you also."
Sergius sat himself down back at his place at the card table, bringing the cognac glass closer. "Beth and I are going to marry. A marriage of convince and benefits for all of us. It will allow her great flexibility within court society, and it will ensure that another woman will not be tempted to insert herself into our little organisation." He paused, taking a sip from the glass. "What do you think?"