Maria had to admit that even with all that ego this guy had a certain amount of charm. It was different than Stark's narcissism. Tony annoyed her. This guy made it...cute.
"Maria," she said with a smile. There was no hesitation from her in shaking his hand. He would have to do a lot more than hold a conversation with her naked to put her spine out of joint. It was just a matter of adjusting.
"I'll admit there was a brief temptation to give you a tummy rub, but I thought I might lose a finger," she said with a grin.