It was blue." "H'exactly, sar a sort of reddish blue." "And she was petite?" "Rather more dark, I should say." "I mean she was small." "Oh, it is the same female. It is h'exciting, is it not?" Kirk acknowledged that it was exciting, for, now that he had a full day in which to besiege No. 89, he felt certain of gaining a word at least with his inamorata.