"He stood slowly, out of breath, staring down, wide-eyed, as he held his wounded arm. What had just happened? Had he, Thor, just killed a Sybold?"
Rice, Morgan. A Quest of Heroes (Book #1 in the Sorcerer's Ring) (Kindle Locations 518-520). Unknown. Kindle Edition.
Oh my gosh and his father would never believe he did this but I'm still holding out hope he doesn't go home. What's the point of going back and just being walked on by his dad the rest of his life? I don't even feel differently now that I know the mom died in childbirth. They decided to have another kid, women die in childbirth, its dice everyone throws. It didn't give his father the right to treat him so cruelly.