The Awakening

Which best describes the underlying tone connotated by the words in the excerpt?

You have slept precisely one hundred years. I was left here to guard your slumbers; and for one hundred years I have been out under the shed reading a book. The only evil I couldn’t prevent was to keep a broiled fowl from drying up.

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On the one hand, the tome is somewhat caring:  guarding someone in slumber and trying to keep evil away.  The tone is also somewhat analytical:  "precisely one hundred years."  Finally, we may see a sense of regret since the narrator notes there was at least one evil which was unpreventable.