Author: Kyria d'Oreyn
He camps with the others about two miles from Lugard while Bryne rides into the capital with Joni Shagrin and Barim Halle. When they return and prepare to set off west, Bryne starts telling stories about what they might see before the end of their journey. Thad Haren wants to remind him of an incident with Morgase, but Silvin kicks his ankle before the Queen's name falls, because he knows that it was a touchy subject for Bryne (TFoH, Ch. 12).
“'Why, I hear you had a run-in with the Amyrlin herself once, and — ' Jar Silvin kicked Thad on the ankle, and he rounded on the younger man — gray-haired, but still younger — with a clenched fist. 'Why’d you do that, Silvin? You want a broke head, you just — What?' The meaningful glares Silvin and some of the others were giving him finally sank in. 'Oh. Oh, yes.'” (Thad wanting to mention Morgase to Bryne and Silvin's reaction; The Fires of Heaven, Chapter 12)