"Ah, but you DID! You found and returned my magical trident! And that's worth a lot to me! So chose!"
"I am pretty content with my life..."
"But you must dream of something! And make it BIG because, after all I am the KING of all these oceans and it would not be fitting to grant a small boon!"
"I am just a rather simple country constable..."
"That's IT! I can make you the Chief of Police of Ocean City! Bravo!"
"But I never liked bureaucratic jobs--I mean just sitting around drinking coffee and pushing papers..."