Kristen squeezed his hand. If Orson wanted to go fight Markus then she was up for it. She was disappointed that Orson felt he couldn't tell her how he felt about Sergio. "If you want to do this, let's do this." Kristen nodded at him.
"Is this another test?" He asked quietly,"Right now I need counsel not hidden intentions. My king deserves to know everything, but my debt to the Oilin must be repayed." He look at her curiously,"Is that still your advice? To lie to the king to protect another?"
Elina smiled pleased with his responses. She said, "Absolutely not! You did great, Aaran. Racine had to know where your loyalties were. Especially with the Oilin getting away. So I suggested a simple test."