Spoilers: He never asks later.
Aw, I... I really wanted to find out...
It probably just confirmed his posture.
No, clearly it confirmed that he glows green when he hears the words "identity confirmed". That's a pretty unique trait after all, good way to make sure someone is who they say they are.
I sometimes don't know whether it's safe to ask Neorice where he gets his inspiration from.
Favorite books? Childhood trauma? Mind-altering substances? All of the above?
I will seriously demand more explanation. This is Feudalism and we have robots. I'm tempted to say this is a Graceling/Dark Life crossover.