Greta smiled, and did not take her hand away, or resist, as Hans pulled her closer, and began unlacing her all over again.
Clothing is never just clothing: it can carry with it a variety of social, economic, and even moral implications. The Middle Ages are foreign enough to our experience that many of their ways of thinking about clothing will be counterintuitive for us.
I sprang from my crypt, and ran to the window, / Looking for signs of that netherworld bimbo. / When what to my pustulant eyes should appear, / But a battered up sleigh, and eight rancid reindeer.