Re: Alexander M/Ash D
[He actually winces at her words before any emotion is carefully pushed aside and he looks like nothing more than a blank wall, standing there. Only his eyes show any evidence of pain, but he keeps those averted.]
[Evenly.] Yes. My sister's heart went with Neil and so I was going to do my best to take you away from them. Once I knew who you were, that was the only goal I had. To take, as Neil had taken from me. Everything [and he trips on the word, frowns, tries again.] Everything I did was designed to get you away from them.