He considered the corsair a moment with his sunken smouldering eyes.
Yusuf was standing at the corsair leader's elbow speaking rapidly.
"Pay him, Ali," said the corsair shortly, and he advanced to receive his purchase.
"I have lived too little with women to be able to give thee an answer," said the corsair.
He was just, and he had a conscience, as odd a thing as it was awkward ...