With less than 100 awen to his name, this was a bad time for an audit.
"I need to know about these charges."
"Just some wands and other depleted devices, mostly trinkets."
"And this deduction for censership?"
"Consulting for a media group."
"And the spell-checker?"
"I misspoke an incantation a few years ago…"
"I see. Your cache on hand seems a bit low."
"I took a beating the market."
"Well, as I suspected, there are some discrepancies."
"How much do I owe?" He could almost hear the last of his savings draining away.
"No, you misunderstand me. We owe you."