Aurelia narrowed her eyes at the way Nikolai's voice trailed off. But she was not one to push and though Saul was, she gave him a quick pat on the back to make sure he let the conversation trail off there. It would not do well to insult anybody by prying into their lives.
"We are from Ondore," Saul answered, "though you've probably never heard of it. Nobody here has so far. Where are you from? Where we are from, someone with your name would live north in a cold and rather harsh land. We are from a much warmer climate."