“Why does the general want this block of wood?” asked Voddick, tossing it from hand to hand.
“It is not out place to question a general’s orders, at least, not when such orders do not risk our lives,” replied Gollaon.
Arriving at the general’s tent, they handed the block over to a general’s servant who set it down, spoke a few soft words and it unfolded into a full-sized table.
“That’s handy,” whispered Voddick as the pair slipped away.
These cubes are three inches (7.5cm) on a side and made from hard wood that has been carefully oiled and polished. They are very difficult to harm and almost impossible to burn.