"If there's one thing I'm good at, it's decoding messages. I'd figure it out." Admittedly, the messages he was used to decoding tended to involve either strange Elven riddles or ridiculous Dwarf-made puzzles, but that didn't change things. Not much, anyway.
He'd more than noticed the unexpected niceness, but he wasn't about to comment on it. Best not to give her an excuse to change.