- "You are well paid for your services, even if Nu-reeh does not understand the value of what she gives you. To talk of rebellion when you are so finely compensated is dishonorable. Would it be better to be without a job and be worthless to your Mistress? I think not, Masters, I believe it is better to be like you are now," I finished and held my breath.
- "It is better," Master Damien said slowly, "to be a slave?"
- "They pay you, Master, you are not a slave," I argued holding my ground.