what's a few millennia to these two, anyway
[Maybe. Yes. He's a simple demon with simple needs, okay. He only requires praise and applause about every ten minutes or so.]
Truly, now, I would not expect the food, however well-prepared, to be the cynosure of an evening such as this, with all these heartfelt reunions happening all over.
[I mean... he wouldn't complain if his food were the highlight, but. The point is, clearly, that this is all very unassuming and humble of him. Because those two adjectives just describe Sebastian to a T.