"Quick notes on what I think I know," Tamer said, scribbling on a piece of paper.
The scribbling stopped with an image that left him irritated.
"We advise and exhort you," he wrote to the governor of Kalmar, "to put no hope or trust in the Danes, or in their sweet scribbling, inasmuch as they mean nothing at all by it except how best they may deceive and betray us Swedes."
Scribbling something down, he handed it to her.
The Oracle was quiet, scribbling words.
Gabriel left for the Caribbean Sanctuary, where the book possessed by a long dead Oracle was busy scribbling notes about the Present.