“A brother no more?” The shift in language was followed in kind, though along with it came the sometimes less than subtle change in syntax. Curiosity was begging to press the question and seek out an answer, but was that really his place to go digging? Though, it had been the other man who had invaded his privacy in the first place and shifted the power dynamic right from the beginning in such a minor way that up until that moment it may as well have gone unnoticed by Rajab. But once the fact was realized, there was no going back from that. And what sort of not quite prince would he be if he let things remain that way? It simply wouldn’t do.
“I imagine you aren’t supposed to be here, not really.” His decision to change from English once more was an intentional one: he didn’t need onlookers deciding to eavesdrop on that fact or trying to get involved. “So should we keep talking here or go for a walk somewhere else?” Despite all of his good humor and seeming naivety, the man was by no means ignorant of the potential dangers that could find their way into his life. Such as the stranger in front of him. It was never wise to let his guard down too far and if anything, he had a healthy dose of paranoia regarding the consequences of doing so.