Ezzelin very nearly objected in protest, but closed his open mouth when Sulla's deep, enchanting eyes locked in with his. He nodded slightly, his mouth half open in awe. Then he shook his head a little, and returned his intense gaze to Clara and Shiralee.
"I'm out here, cause, you know, well - everyone has to 'ave some air now and again? Got any lodging? Don't look like you do, follow me." He looked down at Clara and grinned. "You can't stay out here all night, can you?" He didn't wait for a response. "No, you can't."