The ever so slight narrowing of his brow and the slight widening of his smile were the only changes in his expression as he very calmly bowed his head in response to her apparent growing irritation. The gentle sound of silver grass growing was barely audible as a few silver needles seemed to simply sprout in Vask's general vicinity, the bow accomplishing a sign of submission as well as keeping his eyes averted from her gaze.
But of course madame, if any such disrespect were implied then I must again apologize, I've nothing but casual interest and deep respect for you. And alas I've no intention of being a part of any such garden.
At the very end of his statement his voice would, for that final syllable, match Cassiopia's voice almost perfectly, and in addition, for that same instant, the serpent would be treated for a brief flashing view of herself looking up at her before she was once again given "Chill's" normal appearance, the duration of the display so brief that there might be a possibility that the female would miss it completely depending on how hard she were concentrating on him. A strategic move on his part, if she reacted it showed that not only did he have her attention, but that she had a keen eye. If she made no such reaction it would would at the very least ease his mind that her reflexes and ability to react would give him some leeway were she to follow through her threat regardless of his actions to prevent such an event.