Well in the full story that I’ve had Turbine adapt this comic from, it goes into more detail about how this was the only place that would call him back after he turned in an application. Trust me, he’d rather be anywhere else. It is easy to feel bad for Peppermint though, it’s not her fault.
I love this series! Seeing the gormless idiot happily trying its best fills me with absolutely visceral cute aggression!
I can relate to the protagonist in that he isn’t so much angry at the mispronunciation, as he’s been wanting to beat the fluffy all this time and this was the final, paper-thin excuse needed to let the dam burst.