Helen allowed him to pull her in. Her arms wrapped around his waist. A part of her didn't want to let him go. "I won't," she promised. "It's nearly time I get back before Briseis sends a search party." It was a much of a joke as it was serious. She kissed his cheek, "Thank you for listening." She pulled herself away and turned, heading to the door. She wasn't feeling much better than when she first came in. She had lost her greatest loves in less than three days.