I have been accused of grasping for power. But no - my goal is merely to keep from relinquishing it.
The Council has held this city in trust for nearly two centuries now. Why should we, who have kept everything running so smoothly, surrender simply because a crop of Talthar Kithrayna brats all happened to be born at more or less the same time? What right do they have?
No more right than I do, I assure you. We have the child Lishaya now. Little Alanna. And we have certain... secret weapons.
The status quo will be preserved.
Actually... I can think of a few improvements.
I'm sorry they keep jumping around timewise. This must be terribly confusing. He's talking to you from before Julia and Capri's birth, for example.
I am thinking less about hot girlsex right now, as Janos is kind of sexless and dry and icky.
Let's keep this party going, kids!