Dr Farkas looked back at her, undaunted, but patient. He had a calm sort of air to him, like a man who is willing to spend the whole day talking to her, should it come to that. Presently he tilted his head slightly to one side and asked:
"Well, Miss Tiernan, what brings you here? How may I help you?"
LaRe An omnivorous reader with a strangely retentive memory for trifles.