"Too bad he didn't like the looks of our crowd," Steve remarked. "What makes you think he didn't?" Owen asked, smiling. "Well, he acted like he was afraid of us," replied Steve. "T-t-tell you what, boys, I reckon it wasn't our looks, after all, that s-s-scared him, though Bandy-legs does resemble a terrible p-p-pirate when he wears that old zebra s-s-sweater of his."