"He's not what I expected," Jakin says as they leave the house on their way to meet the book thief.
"Why, what did you expect?" Mina asks.
"I thought he'd look like the long-horns. Only, you know, without the horns. I mean, they say the High Ones are their ancestors."
"But he - well he does look different, but not like them. He looks old and scruffy."