"He had more honor and more integrity than Paris has in a single strand of hair," she said firmly. "I know when he says something he means it." Helen had no plans to squander the newly found friendship she now had with Achilles. At his question Helen looked down and simply nodded in answer. Indeed, she was trying very hard here not to make this more awkward than it needed to be. "But it's over and he's moved on and I understand that." So there was absolutely no reason to discuss it any further. But she also knew that he would eventually find out. She just didn't want to hurt him. Patroclus had followed him into war to retrieve her. He had been loyal. What would Menelaus think once he knew she had been with Patroclus?