The women hissed and snarled at him as he scrambled past.
The woman hissed at them in revulsion, but he paid no attention to her.
At last the woman hissed something that sounded like a warning and they flattened themselves out against the bulkhead.
The old woman shook her bald head and hissed like a snake.
The woman hissed an order through the speaking tube.
"She looks just like her mother," one woman hissed.
A third woman hissed, "I bet the wizard has something to do with the missing cats!
"In under an hour, you have become the favored food for gossip," hissed the woman.
"Die, witch," the woman hissed, and raised her arm to strike again.
"Stop right here," the woman hissed in oddly accented English.