They refuse to let Beau go, let her think for herself. They see her and her experience as belonging to them because they’ve “invested” in her training. So they reel her back in with the acknowledgment and praise she’s been starved of her whole life.
Caduceus giving in the the Mighty Nein’s whims in the jungle on their way to the Menagerie is indicative of a much deeper problem within the Mighty Nein.
‘You don’t want to punish the people who made you, you want to make sure no one else makes you…remember that’s what you want, you’ll get there faster.’
Beauregard and Jester’s individual reactions to the Traveler’s reveal are in direct opposition to each other.