"Ohh I see, you're his favourite," Slater smiled, nodding, then he looked away. After taking out a flask he took a swig and continued but it was almost as if he were lost in thought. "The big earners usually are. Kept to their owners, and such like, so they can make sure they work harder. Over-worked, in my view - if he's really paying for you to be at the theatre I bet he's got you on what, five jobs a night or something.. and to be honest you don't need to be. 'Takes a bit' - I bet he takes a lot more than that," he grinned, not caring what his words insinuated.