He'd never seen Banichi show such a troubled expression. "Nand' paidhi, one has no such intention, I assure you. But you have no man'chi to me or to Jago. Which I'm assured you don't feel, anyway, nadi. So this is nonsense. Is it not?"
"Who knows what we feel? Maybe I do feel it, Banichi. If I'd shot you, I'd have been very upset."
"One is certainly glad to know you'd wish otherwise, nand' paidhi. And I would have been professionally embarrassed. You scared me."