Roxanna sighed. "Thank you," she said, squeezing his hand. "Sorry, I didn't mean to make this about me. It's just the first time this has happened since I got the news. Felt like I should tell you."
"I feel like putting any trust in the Antichrist to keep his word is sort of misplaced," she answered, her mouth twisting slightly. "And I mean...not to disparage Victor, but people can break, you know? Human bodies can only take so much. I know he's a good man, and I really hope that they both make it out of this more or less intact, but I guess I have a little leftover cynicism."