She turned to see Helga, the woman who had greeted them when they arrived.
Helga turned to look at her curiously, and she forced herself forward.
Helga led her to the men.s wing of the Sanctuary and opened a door to a room smaller than Katie.s.
The distinction was lost on Helga, whose look of horror made Katie pity the woman.
"He cannot be here," Helga said.
"Not that I recall," Helga said.
They mature slowest of all Immortals, but when they hit certain points in angel years, they jump to the next human stage of maturity, Helga said.
Helga asked with a glance at her neck.
It.s an informality that the Ancients respect about visiting us, Helga said.
Helga gave her a warm smile.
On the shore of Lake Helga is the royal estate of Kronoberg, and on an island in the lake the ruins of a former castle of the same name.