Ever since I was a boy, Abin-Sur had a talent for saying one thing and meaning something else entirely. His words were at times prophetic, yes, but as a youth Abin was as clever as he was brooding.
'I believe it, Thaal. I really do.'
It took me years to realize what he’d meant to say was, ‘Prove it.’
In which a fatherless Thaal Sinestro is taken under the Sur family’s wing.