Sir Jendan led Aumery and Carrick to his father’s solar. With a curt “Wait here.” The knight left them alone.
"You don't know me. I'm a stranger who could be a murderer. Why would you offer me a place in your home?"
The Baron smiled. "Let's just say I collect broken objects and fix them. I believe in giving men a second chance. If any man I've come across in Foxwarre could use a fresh start, it is you, young man."