"You've felt lonely for a long time," he stated. It wasn't the kind of life he'd ever wished for her. Briseis had always deserved to have someone that was willing to stay in her life. He would always feel responsible for what had happened to her, for letting his own selfishness take her happiness away. "I will always feel responsible you know? I know you were happy and I got in the way."
"It's not something I think you should be over." She had lost many in her life, was it fair to take the person who'd given her some semblance of peace? No, it was cruel of fate to be so unkind to her.