They worked until the work was done – not until they tired, or until their unions compromised they break, or until they got a raise. They were paid exactly what they asked for the work and they asked nothing for the work. When the work was done, they stood still or found a decent place for sitting and sat like ladies and gentlemen. They were the best the world had to offer, and he was always adding to their offered numbers, so that there was always a new person to meet and work alongside. He didn’t hate living society. The necromancer simply preferred to work with professionals.