I think I may know the reason he's upset and if I'm right about it he may understand.
Tavaryn gave a slight nod. I have no doubt moi chroi. I'll be as careful as I can be but you know me. He couldn't help but add, And you watch out for yourself. There's two of you to think about.
Tavaryn then turned to the Admiral who was muttering about something and noticed she was embarrassed. He replied, "Don't worry Admiral, you know the entertainment will fall back on me and the viper. Now what are your orders?"