"The Seal doesn't seem to really have rhyme or reason for why people remember or don't here." But she was grateful that he had and grateful for the touch as well. She needed to know that he was real as well, not entirely sure he'd ever come back, that he was even really there now.
"Not too much has happened since you went away." Nothing of too much significance that she could think of. Maybe there had been but her mind was focused on the here and now. The rest of it could wait.
"But you did not lose it? You managed to hold onto it?" Because she knew how important that place was to him. To Robin. And because he'd lost Robin it would have meant even more to Much then. How could it not with Robin and Marian gone.
"I missed you quite a bit. It was rather lonely here without you."