Clear Sailing?

They eyed each other uneasily. One was sartorial elegance incarnate, the other was fascinatingly beautiful. From across the room, Modwc smirked, and watched them. Neither really was serious, yet the pretence filled the atmosphere with tension.
"Are you two an item?" asked Frobisher.
Raul frowned. "What do you mean?"
Have you ever seen a toad person frown? If you have, you will understand why, at this point, Modwc could no longer keep a straight face. They heard her bubbly laugh as she walked up to the Doctor, whose curly golden locks she ruffled with her paw, eliciting thus his dumbfounded puzzlement.