He finally looked at Sam. Really looked at him, man to man, as one father to another.
"I don't expect you to be. Everything about this is entirely unexpected. All that I can tell you is that I fully intend to do exactly as you say - to make her as happy as she can possibly be, and then more if it's within my power. I don't want to be at odds with you. I want the same things for your daughter that you do."