There was slight movement and Eward sighed, waiting to hear the sounds of footsteps hurrying immediately out of the door and down the hallway, never to return again. But they did not come.
Raising his head to look at her his brow furrowed in confusion. Why wasn't she running for her life? He had given her his word, shouldn't she be escaping why she still could? It was unlike Katherine to want to spend more than a minute more than she had to in his company. Perhaps she was waiting for a proper dismissal. "Why are you staying?" he asked, more out of curiosity. "You can leave, your debt is paid..."