Playing difficult he was, but Aphrodite could do that too. They were both as stubborn as one another - one wondered how they'd ever made this work.
"You want me to grovel?" Aphrodite asked with amused disbelief. Then she laughed, throaty and rich and honeyed. "You know I don't crawl for anyone, darling. Besides," Aphrodite said, sitting down on the seat nearest to her and crossing one leg over the other, revealing even more thigh. "You ignored me in turn, so how are we not even?"