[after returning the affectionate headbutt, WV blinks the wetness in his eyes away]
We do not doubt your noble aims, PM. Although I am opposed to the principle of accepting the rule of a tyrant once more, Sentience already appears to be a much more sensible and amicable machine than that awful Acumen was.
[he gently disengages from her slightly, so that he can retrieve the bandages from their place on the bed. He looks at AR and PM]
Now, PM, you must rest, and allow us to tend to you.