"Now that you have finished informing friends and family of your 'sabbatical' you can travel with me for several days while I fulfill my duties. This will give you some insight into the life in store for you while I tell you that which you need to know. It will also give you time to change your mind. " Otto rises from his chair in Kate's apartment and picks up one of her bags and carries it out the car with her close behind.
As Kate loads a bag into the car she inquires, "So if most Nobilis have ways of making as much money as they need, how come you are in a rental truck?"
Otto replies, "Although I could walk everywhere I needed to and still make it there on time, I'd much prefer to get there a bit faster, but not so fast that I don't get to see the countryside. I think it has something to do with my affinity for my estate."
"No, I get that, I mean why a big pickup truck instead of some Porshe?"
Otto grins, "I used to be a farmer, I like trucks. The family has some nicer cars, planes, and boats at our disposal. Our trip to England will be on a private jet owned by Background Czech, my private investigation company. I think my sister Patricia, Power of Islands, owns an entire resort island. I guess I'm just pretty simple. I travel quite a bit and it's just easier to rent trucks for me, and doesn't take as long as buying one. Sometimes I go by motorcycle but I didn't think you'd be comfortable riding behind me."