He didn’t like the answer.
He was hoping for a solution like “Laser-Vision” or “Cosmic Hug” to the problem of Jones’ increasing power.
Instead he was advised to wait and master his own power.
“But what power do I have,” he asked, “other than a difficulty staying dead, full control of my hands in a place where I can’t use them, power to destroy things followed by crippling guilt, and now a painful link to someone who wants me dead and has already murdered me?”
"You must trust me,“ replied his companion earnestly, “you have time, and you will understand soon.
"Without my assistance, I want you to withdraw yourself to the other realm. There is someone I would like you to meet.“