"You can chop vegetables if you feel so inclined," Thomas said to Theseus before giving Jamie an approving look. He liked politeness. "The Italian bread is in the pantry, kiddo. I got more because you made this face," and he imitated Jamie's 'YUMMY' face perfectly.
"So, Theseus, tell me how you came about that incredible name." It was sort of a subtle way of sussing out if he was really Theseus, though he didn't think the one from mythology would be half so polite.