Still, his next words were the most gratifying of all.
It is gratifying my dear, that you are sufficiently astute to recognize my skill and superiority.
That he understood now how he needed to break rules from time-to-time to preserve his domain was gratifying after years of him judging her for it.
Her thoughts returned to Rhyn, and she recalled how he'd fought the last day they'd been on the Sanctuary. She'd never seen anything like it, a combination of power, agility and fire. He'd been willing to kill his only friend on her behalf, and the memory was both gratifying and sorrowful. He'd done it for her.
The revolt at Bordeaux, supported as it was by material aid from Spain, gave him the opportunity of at once serving his country and gratifying his long-cherished hatred of the Spaniards.
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