— Where's your corset? And no stockings.
— I'm against them.
— But you're not properly dressed.
— Who's to say what is proper? What if it was agreed that "proper" was wearing a codfish on your head? Would you wear it?
The people of this clan are all the same. You focus on the trivial, and lose sight of what’s most important. Change is impossible, in this fog of ignorance. How can we evolve when regulation is all we know?
He knows he's not the law. Not in Old Town. The ladies are the law here. Beautiful and merciless. If you got the cash and play by the rules, they'll make all your dreams come true. But if you cross them, you're a corpse.