No, it didn't. Xavier was nothing like Sinbad - the only reason why the Count had gone with it was because he was fond of the tale and used it as an alias before. Easier to remember. Easier to pull off in further moons. He smiled though, shrugging. "I guess."
He didn't miss the tension or the meaning her smile. He lowered his glass, quiet for a long moment before meeting her eyes. It was worth a risk - for her. He meant to keep her safe if Lucas wouldn't. "Gina - I don't mean to be forward - but I'm good at keeping quiet. And whatever you do say, I won't hold it against you." He paused, realizing it was the truth at this point. He couldn't. "You can't judge by pieces of information - or fables. You have to look at the greater picture."