Junior delicately peels the napkin stack off his forehead, glowering at Del all the while and daring him to laugh.

"If yeh must know, me'n tha lass was havin' an ead-knockin' competition. Ah'm not altogether sure who won it, if'n we both passed out." Well, it certainly seems like they both passed out. Junior can't remember anything past the second knock, but if Grotte is here and likewise covered in water then that's what he assume happened.