"When she has eaten, Daphne ventures to turn her gaze at the dark-haired man. He still watches her, smiling thinly, with a bunch of grapes in one hand. She realises that she is waiting for him to say something, willing him to say something, but he remains silent. Instead he glances furtively at Livia and gives her a sign that Daphne doesn't understand.
'Let's have a look at you,' Livia says mildly, places a fingertip under Daphne's chin and turns her face towards her own. 'You are all dirty.'"