“Thank you Baroness, I will have a little more,” ignoring the offered pastries. As she poured into his cup, he continued to look around at the small tea parlor they both were sharing for the moment. “I wonder why she has invited me to tea?” he thought, “Over the years, patience has been a virtue he has learned in his quest to ferret out hidden truths. He smiled politely to Dragonia. “How may I be of service to you, Baroness?”
"As you already know Snoop, I have placed the announcement for a council meeting in your newspaper. In the absence of my grandfather, I wish to speak to the council concerning the sad state of the village. The village needs to be revitalized.
Since Dragons have departed from here leaving a dragon nest egg shortage, these lands have not been as prosperous as before. I would like to see that changed,” replied Dragonia.
Nodding his head and peering over the top of his glasses, the Earl paused a moment before speaking. He noticed that the Baroness was fidgeting slightly and appeared a touch nervous.