"Don't believe everything she says, okay? Don't leave without talking to me."
"Never. Not even if I talk to you first. You aren't getting away now, buster."
He dove for my mouth, and when he was finished ensuring that neither of us was going to get much sleep for a while, he said, "Remember that. We're both likely to be clinging to that thought by the time this is over."
Also, the pack still sucks (most of them). Grrr...