Her complexion was tinted and flushed and Eward gave a smile of silent celebration. Now her question was asked he cound bend the rules. Poor Katherine, all she needed to say was yes and he would have accepted a kiss without a second thought. He may have tried to do something else during that time but it would have been over quickly. Now she had questioned him, and Eward had an idea.
"Well, as you know I am a greedy man, Katherine... and your secret is of high priority. There must be a high price, so it will not be a single kiss. It will be ten of them, and on each you must... intensify it more than the last."