Epsy did not respond.  She towered over Zeta, staring down at him.

“Zeta bring food?  Epsy hungry?”  Zeta nudged the seal and didn’t move out of his submissive posture.  He was very nervous.  If Epsy chose to, she could do serious damage to Zeta before he could get away from her and Epsy’s lashing tail was not making Zeta any more comfortable.