Slayers - Oracle's Wish Ch. 2Chapter 2. A Shrine-Maiden Says What?
So before Zelgadis knew it he'd been dragged onto a terrace and was left to try to massage the feeling back into his arm while Prince Phil, so eager to talk to him before, stared blankly into the sky.
"So," Zelgadis said, a little more loudly than usual in the hopes of snapping Phil out of his uncharacteristic moment of introspection. "You wanted to talk about something?"
Phil looked up at Zelgadis in surprise as though he had forgotten he was there. Then he sighed, as though carrying a heavy burden. He turned back toward the sky and said, "She looks just like her mother, you know."
"Oh," Zelgadis said. And because he realized that he was talking to the crown-ruler of Seyruun he did not say "So?"
"I remember the first time I met her mother," Phil said, leaning against the railing. "She was the most beautiful woman I had ever seen."
"Is," Zelgadis began, trying to both get to grips with the conversation and derail the reminis