Maeve had never lived a normal life.
She found it hard to settle down, to trust. So letting him close was likely a big mistake.
When a threat presents itself, she knows she has to protect him.
Gray didn’t let many people close. But when he did, he kept them.
If Maeve thought she could run . . . well, she could just think again.
He was coming for her. She would be his.
And frankly, he didn’t really care what she thought about that.