Natasha, feeling weak, nearly crumbled but for Steven who reaches her just then. He helped her to the bed, again holding her in his arms. Rest now, Natasha, rest, he said softly.
Will you keep taking these assignments abroad? Because I can’t bear –-
Steven quickly interjects, No. Never. I will never leave you. I’m here to stay. You need to get better now. So rest, sweet Nattie. Close those pretty eyes and rest . . .