Cut the bullshit, Ravi. I’m a very busy man, Vincenzo snapped, though his tone was far from angry. Are you suggesting what I think that you are?
I think that we both know what I’m suggesting, Vincenzo, Ravi asserted. The longer he held the king’s attention, he knew there was less of a chance he would be thrown out without succeeding. You’ve rewarded your commander but who will reward you for all of your hard work, sir? If the commander can take a mate, why wouldn’t you allow yourself the same? Companionship, compassion, intimacy… his voice dropped to a husky whisper. And all from a partner who would understand & love you for the rest of time. Do you not want that for yourself?
I am far too busy for such nonsense, Vincenzo snorted.
Nonsense? You think so? The man who insists that all deserving souls are gifted with an adoring lover & eternal happiness? Ravi laughed. I don’t buy it.