Outside Neptune's I was a bit surprised to discover that Starry's friend--the Manager of the Seven Sardines--"SHARKO" by name-- was in fact a hammerhead shark--not the prettiest denison of the deep, perhaps--but one that gets a LOT of respect. I
"Crab!" rumbled the shark, "Pleased ta meet'cha, I'm sure."
I could tell he was using his best manners and--what the heck--any friend of Starry's is a friend of mine.
"Likewise." I replied simply.
"Do this mean you're wid us?" Sharko asked.
"I will do everything I can to assist in finding your missing sardine." I said, formalizing our compact.