Emotions and Morrigan had never gone together well even back in Ferelden. Alim could remember quite clearly the first time she'd quite brusquely informed him that love was a weakness and that it had no part in their relationship.
He gently cupped her face, fully aware that doing this might end up badly. "Morrigan. Maybe... it's just time you stopped bottling everything up," oh, yes, this was going into pants-on-fire territory. "I know it's never been your strong point, but... it pains me to see you like this."