“Why the sudden change of heart now Livia?” Paolo still had boxes to tick.
“Tony scared me. He was acting weird! I think maybe the reason he didn’t force himself physically on me was that he’s got this crazy idea Terry’s still alive. I rejected this, and him, and now he won’t speak to me. He’s showing signs of weakness Paolo, but I’m not letting him rule my life...”
“...and my love.” she added wistfully.
“So what do you want from me then Livia?” asked Paolo.
“I want you to make love to me.” replied Livia. “It’s long overdue!”