Gilroth took a rest from felling the attacking monsters on the snowy road. But he was still an apprentice, he had been ordered by the patrol forces to remain in the castle. However, it went against Gilroth's nature to stay behing and mind the house. The patrol had set out to subjugate a sorcerer, and Gilroth had summoned his confidence and followed them across the snow. His sense of competition, his sense of justice, and his loyalty to the princess were stronger than most.