"Friendly? Zevran.. 'Time period' makes no difference. Flemeth is older than dirt, and that entire time she has been taking girls under the pretense of mothering them and then stealing their bodies. Do you really think a few months would make a difference?"
Why was he still there? What good did he think this was going to do? She would almost prefer the irreverent, constant flirting. That was easier to ignore, at least.