Sirus for a moment remains silent. His impassive face does not make clear whether he is thinking what he heard, or if he is formulating his answer. But it all ends with a quick head gesture.

"You are. Right. In both. Counts. I am. Of the. Faithful. And more. And. This. Is not. The time.

I would. Speak. More. Of this. But now. Stay. Our friend. Cypriano. Always believed. That the more. The merrier. Drink. And eat. With us. He would. have wanted it. That way.

The first day. Here. He made. A party. Of his. Stay. Yes?"

That was aimed at the others.