written for fiefgoldenlake dot proboards dot com's Decathlon challenge!

It has been years since he rode anywhere alone- usually there is a contingent of pages tumbling behind him, all trying to outshout each other, but now it's just him and Heart. Jesslaw won't be with him until the festive season is over, and his wife is at the fief with their daughter and her new baby.

It's foolish to ride alone in the winter, when there's a storm over every horizon. The roads are bad.

Wyldon makes it to the outskirts of Fief Naxen before he's forced to stop. Luckily for him, the lady of the manor is home