"No more fucking unicorns," he groaned. That had truly been cruel. All those hours of that on loop? He couldn't promise he wouldn't actually rip her apart if she started that again.
"But anger directed at you. Might not end so well," he pointed out, still far too nonchalant to actually be considering her well-being at all. And normally he might have. Kol actually liked Lexi when he was capable of liking things. He had seen before why his brother had taken such a liking to her, really. "Sad for me?" he laughed. "Have you ever done it, Lexi? Have you turned it off before?"
And for all of his talk, there it was. The one thing that he wasn't even sure how she knew would hit the way it did. The reaction was virtually non-existant and the only reason she would've seen it is because she was looking for it. A tiny crease in his forehead at the mention of being in Nik's shadow. It had been a point of contention for him for a long time, actually. Something he'd hated, truly hated for a long time now. "It's not true." he practically growled, eyes dark and narrowed at her. "Maybe here, because Nik's been flashing his special brand of psychotic around for everyone to see, but it's not."