"Is that so?" He tilted his head, waiting for her to surprise him with some great revelation. Though, it was something that never came.
"Well, isn't that just a shame?" He gave a forced, rather condescending looking smile. "For you, I mean. Because this life I have carved out for myself? I like it. I am happy like this. The master of my own destiny... And, those of so many others. And that is the way it's going to stay."