"Wow", Adrien whispered. He wasn't quite sure how to wrap his head around this information. "And you've looked like this ever since?".
"Yes", Val replied.
"Once you decide, can you no longer change?".
"I could change at any moment", Val said, and the glow over his hands shimmered in a wave from finger to finger. "But I like my current bodily form, and right now I have no wish to change it".
Adrien smiled. He picked up another sheet of parchment and drew a Darkness circle while Val resumed writing in his journal. "I -- I had another thought", he chuckled. "It's silly, but -- do demons celebrate birthdays?".
Val laughed at the question. "Well --".
"-- sorry, I knew it was silly --".