Please treat him well. We do not do this for just anyone. The remaining architect spoke up mentally, a tiny turn of his mouth showing he was smiling.
“Can I ask one question?” Vic suddenly ventured. He was observant enough to note the show of emotion and either pride in what had been accomplished on Lexx or simply a fondness for Lexx. Vic figured he could at least try to get one answer to a question that was bothering him.
I do not have to answer, but ask. The grey nodded as though he was amused by anyone daring to ask him anything.
“You said you were going to do this anyway?” Vic frowned despite himself.
“Were you going to tell him before you did it?”
The grey’s expression did not change. His eyes betrayed amusement and curiosity that had not been evident in the other greys.