“She is quite pretty,” I said. “The tunic is a bit long, is it not.”

“She is quite pretty,” I said. “The tunic is a bit long, is it not.”
“I think so,” said Callias.
This would not be unusual, of course, as few tunics are tailored to an individual slave. Given the common looseness, and drapery, of a tunic, a number of different slaves might wear the same tunic, which would be indifferently fetching on most of them. Many slaves, of course, once they have a tunic, will do their small, mysterious things to the garment in such a way that it seems designed for themselves alone. Some masters, too, of course, will take their slave to one of the Cloth Workers, and have one or more tunics altered to, or even made for, the particular slave.
Alcinoë looked at me, startled. I gathered it had not occurred to her that the tunic might be too long.

Mariners of Gor, p. 542

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