Well, for official events like this,” he said. “We’re like a pair of crows among the peacocks.”
Halt snorted. “Peacocks are overrated birds,” he said. “They’re dull-witted and they make an ugly, raucous noise.” He gestured at the people around them. “Rather like this lot.
Ranger’s Apprentice: The Early Years The Battle of Hackham Heath by John Flanagan