He became upset when the Tau'ri criticized the learning methods of the Orbanians, especially in Colonel Jack O'Neill's demands that Merrin not undergo her Averium. When the Colonel took the young girl off the base without permission, he demanded she be returned immediately.
However, he soon contacted the Tau'ri again, this time elated that his entire civilization was now playing and drawing for the first time. He also promised that the Urrone children, including his son Tomin, would be taught the "old way" rather than left in an infantile mental state. (SG1: "Learning Curve")