Oriel didn't even know what could be kinky about what he had said, but he blushed as well, just at hearing the word! He was pretty sure he hadn't ever had someone just randomly say that before and he wondered if he had misread Alfie's lips. Except he couldn't think of any similar-sounding word that would make any more sense.
"It's good. It's going to be the first book in a series," he said quickly, to push past any mention of kinky things.