"The speaker swung open the door and stepped aside, bowing from the waist as he did so, a sarcastic gesture performed as it was by a person who confessed to being every bit as mercenary and unethical as a lawyer raiding his client's trust account. For all the visitor knew, the speaker was, in fact, such a lawyer.
"You are a missionary to the Aborigines, Reverend Wilson?" asked Megan. "Have you collected many string figures from that culture?