You are older than him. You are his opposite. Therefore he has plenty of reasons to listen to you. And if he defied you on his own, defied YOU, the wife of ASGORE, then he would surely have been punished and reprimanded. Thing is, he wasn't. And no one besides you complained about it. Why?

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...That's a very good question..he should have been punished..*Toriel was now thinking about this*..I need to ask a few questions..
Starting with Death.. I never thought I would be saying this to you of all people but thank you..
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