Alexander did catch her reaction to the simple complement, and he made a mental note to tell her so more often. It was clear that it wasn't something that happened often - or maybe she just didn't expect the words to come from him. Either way, he wouldn't get tired of that gaspy little breath easily.
He was going to have to remove some layers of his own before long. He felt like his skin was on fire, a thin layer of sweat rising to the surface as she kept on turning up the heat. So much so that the little rush of air against his skin when she untucked the shirt was divine, and made his hot skin tingle.
Then there were her fingers exploring. Once she worked her way down the back of his pants, she would find linen underwear tied up with strings at the back. He gave a soft, involuntary moan against her lips at the beautiful sensation of her touch against even a little strip of bare skin, and he was suddenly very aware of how restrictive his pants were becoming the more aroused he was getting.