The University of Orlais is infamously liberal. Exactly how 'unorthodox' do you have to be to get thrown out of it?
The scholar needs a home. He is undoubtedly brilliant - adept in matters of the physick and philosophy, an expert on the movements of the stars - but his political opinions are naive at best, inflammatory at worst.
Become his patron His learning will be a boon to Serault.
+10 Prosperity, +10 Rumors of Revolution
Turn him away, as your nobles advise Ensure he is escorted across the borders so he doesn't have a chance to foment his revolution.
Success: +10 Dignity
Failure: +4 Rumors of Revolution, +4 Dignity
Allow him to stay for just a few days He may have word of Val Royeaux and the places he has passed through.
Success: +5 Clues
Failure: +5 Clues, +10 Rumors of Revolution