"In that time, it was. But this was done so that I wouldn't face the possibility of having to marry out of necessity rather than love. And if it so happened that Robin and I didn't get along, then he could break it off, when he became the landowner of Locksley. But he was old enough to speak his mind about the arrangement, or.. somewhat anyway." Marian tucked her hair behind her ear, as Knight came and nudged her with his nose. "I had noticed that. But I did notice that he was still a terrible flirt." She reached back to pat the stallion lightly.