And besides, I could tell anywhere the rattle of her main peak-blocks they're too large for the halyard." A dark figure crossed the compound diagonally from the beach gate, where whoever it was had been watching the vessel. "Is that you, Utami?" Joan called. "No, Missie; me Matapuu," was the answer. "What vessel is it?" "Me t'ink Minerva." Joan looked triumphantly at Sheldon, who bowed.