I am n... ... [ he's just going to let that line of conversation die instead of pursuing it further ]
I think we both know that we cannot stop you, PM. However, you do understand that we will attempt to dissuade you to the best of our ability, and that means that ...
[ He looks at WV again, sure the fact that PM is going to be putting her neck on the line and fighting the Slayer is an important, dire threat... but WV waving a knife around with helpless abandon is a much more imminent one. ]
[ it probably isn't the most proper time for a topic switch, but frankly he doesn't care. ]