As he flips through the pages, absorbing and reaffirming the knowledge within the book...I'm a Knight....and a Mage...I'm a battle mage?a real life Gish! This has got to be the most realistic dream I've ever had.
Zachary stands up and uses his small personal mirror and a bit of water to clean up his appearance. He also uses a small blade to clean the hair off of his face.
It is then that he hears the others in the hallway. Finding his key he stores everything but his blade, belt pouches, and his coin purse. He locks his room behind him and joins the group of people looking for his squire.