Elaina (Narration): Rhen is very protective of Andrew. He even slept in a chair by Andrew’s bed every night for a month until he could sleep alone again.
The poor thing still has nightmares.
Even now, Rhen or Winston will sit up with Andrew when he’s had a bad night.
Elaina (Narration): Rhen feels responsible for what happened to Andrew’s family, and he knows what it’s like to lose parents.
tristan has tried to talk to him —
Elaina (Narration): — to explain that even if he’d taken the job, there is no guarantee that Rhen wouldn’t have been killed just like the other mage was.
If he had, the outcome would have been the same — except that Andrew would be completely alone now.
Yet Rhen still feels responsible.