"Uff... what is this whining? Since when are the Hammers Of Thor so strict with their brothers? No punishment for the boy, indeed... double his pay for a week! Prudence is never too much!" Dag said, stopping the horse and smiling at the two guards, who politely reciprocated the greeting.
"All right, sir! As you wish!" the older guard gasped as the boy next to him, still with his head bowed down, laughed beneath his mustaches, pleased with the kind words of his Master.
Before they could say anything else, Dag and Reidar were stopped by a group of three Shieldmaidens, who surrounded their horses.
"Master Dag? Reidar? Is that you? Hahaha! Welcome! How was the mission? Are you hurt?" the girls asked in chorus.
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