Considering where they might search for clues next kept her mind off their undressing. Allura was a Crusader, her mind always had to be on the mission. Nothing else. Ever.
"We should try to catch a performance. It may be a good time to hear better rumors."
Stripping out of her soiled padded clothing, she put it in a box for it to be washed. Her undergarments went inside the box as well. Workers came and took the box away, pouring cool, refreshing well water into the bath for them. They received only a bar of soap and a single towel for both of them. She had gone cheaper...
"We have been in the desert too long," she remarked when she noticed how skinny she had become. She had sweated herself away, it seemed.