"Mm. Would you suggest that to Osmund next time you meet? He and Oswald seem to think they're the only twins the gods ever put into the world." She made a face; the thought of her husband was enough to give her a headache.
"As for the queen, I do not think she'd be so foolish as to waste such a skull as yours." She smiled. "It looks so much better in one piece. And I'm sure you're tongue's more useful where it's at."