I was and wasn’t surprised that Kaldill appeared in my study, and less surprised that he was cursing rapidly when he arrived.
“Kaldill, calm down,” I said, rising from my chair and moving cautiously toward him. He wanted to blast something, and I wasn’t sure what he might target if he were startled.
Regardless, I kept a very strong shield up as I approached. The moment I put my arms around him, however, he broke down.