No, it's the classic situation of balancing power. Especially with one that leads a powerful race. Wrath has to look inward and to his Queen, as well as his warriors for input. It also helps him stay somewhat focused on the needs of this subjects. Payne was a timely intervention for frustration,aggression etc. The Scribe Virgin knows him very well, it was Her call. Maybe for fun he develops a "second" sight.