...does that mean you've earned four-and-one-third epic cuss words you have stored up for a rainy day?
He could have used those 4 words for V.
Great work Rob and Jamie, a worthy ending.
word: reminds me of Zelazny's single use of it in his 10-book Amber series. Swearing is hinted at, half-shown, suggested, but when it suddenly appears, you know its for a good reason. Very well done. (And an unexpected twist for the direction of the next story with Parson throwing his sword away).