"He doesn't want my help." Pierce was surprised that she had even asked. Why would she ever think that? "He doesn't even want me to call him Casper, why would he listen to a damn word I say?" The thought actually made him chuckle. That kid was stubborn as fuck. Behold, it was the Gregory Stubborn Streak (tm) at work once more.
He laughed too, eyes crinkling at the corners when he smiled. "I remember. But I'd still feel better if you had Mace." Since that wasn't deadly, and Olivia would probably have problems with killing someone. "I won't put a pointy blade in your hand yet though. Maybe someday, and you can meet Nate too. We often swordfight together."