He knew the alleged pitfalls of loving anything not angelic, and whistled. "That alone would seem to suggest Azrael is unique." Ariel ordered another round, remembering Iku's teasing order. "We have an acceptable relationship now, though I still find it the height of irony that he of all people distrusted me when he is ... more than an angel, so to speak." He ought either to have had the knowledge, or the foresight, to see otherwise.