"Why that certainly is good news."
"All the more reason for me to stay," Sigyn smiled, nuzzling into him, "you’re the only person who’s allowed me to be myself since I was a teenager - you deserve far more than just my loyalty, actually you deserve more even than I’m probably capable of giving you… you deserve someone who can give you everything you want, not just her loyalty- or her love…"
"But… What if your loyalty and your love is everything I want?" he hummed in reply. He was so very glad that Sigyn held no intentions to leave anytime soon. He felt comfortable around her, and she offered him the kind of support he could have only ever wished for. There were so many different people at the castle and beyond willing to assist him in any way, but none held the certain, appealing aspects Sigyn held. "What else could I possibly desire?"
"You’re a king," Sigyn replied simply, settling against him with a comfortable sigh, "you could have absolutely anything - or anyone - you desire at the snap of your fingers, and I know your council doesn’t exactly approve of me - the only reason they tolerate me is on the understanding that I’m just your mistress…" She sighed and shook her head, "and there’s little chance of me ever being able to provide you with an heir, given… Well," she made a vague gesture to indicate her past, "I just… I wish I could do more for you,"