“One can never have enough socks. Another Christmas has come and gone and I didn’t get a single pair. People will insist on giving me books.”
– Professor Dumbledore in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone -- c/- Anon Guest
Lady Anthe smirked in the warm glow of the Candlenights Hearth and said, "You haven't looked hard enough, then."
There are downsides to sharing one's adventures with a Rogue, and not the ones that you might expect. Wraithvine still remembered the terrified creature who they had more or less adopted as a protegé. Begging permission to exist in Wraithvine's general radius. Therefore, they didn't chide the Kobold too harshly about hiding surprise presents.
Rogues. They were always surprising, and in more than the usual ways. Melvin had found all of his presents - most of them edible, and was now in a food coma on the chaise. Wraithvine sipped at their winter cider and thought through everything ze knew about Kobolds in general and this Kobold in particular.