"How can I serve you, Your Highness?" said Teacher, surveying the crying couple on the floor.
"You can do things for me, yes?" said Temmin. "You're not forbidden to help me?"
"I may do whatever is in my power for you, save in that one matter."
Temmin laid out the situation, with interruptions from both Arta and Fen until he ordered them to be quiet. "I want to send them to Whithorse. Take them through the mirror."
"No," said Teacher.
"No? What d'you mean, no? You said you'd help!"
"Taking them through the mirror will not help. The King will suspect something if they suddenly disappear, and then I will just have to bring them back. You must send them in plain sight. Let everyone believe what they already believe, and that you are sending your new lovers to take up residence near your home."
"But how can I send Fen with her?"
"Sir," said Teacher, "let them believe what they already believe."
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