Journey of the Scribe
A scribe is whatever he has to be. His duties may call on him to be a writer, copyist, editor, researcher, librarian, notary, transcriber, speechwriter, accountant, diplomat, and historian, sometimes all in the same day. While many scribes are employed by temples, businesses, and nobles, the highest-paid and most prestigious scribal positions have always been reserved for the royal courts. At that level, scribes have access to sensitive information, and their records can shape perceptions of the king they serve for centuries to come. With such responsibilities and stakes, only the most trusted and skilled dracons are allowed be royal scribes, usually on the recommendation of those who are already serving as such.
-- Turnus, High Priest of the temple of Ascanius in the city of Ramnus.
"Taren, what's taking so long?!"
"I'm getting dressed, Dion!"
"It shouldn't take you that much time!"
Sighing, the tan-skinned male put on a blue silk tunic, along with som