Baby girl had run out of time to get to know him. Being under him while he explained the nature of their relationship was her only option.
Lore didn't mind trading deadly intentions with an enemy, but letting go of Kenna was not going to happen. The bastard hunting her had a short future that was about to end badly.
Kenna needed him. This wasn't lust or even obsession. No, those words paled against the blue flame of his hold on her. But modern women are not overwhelmingly eager to spread for the big man's pleasure. So it was time to light a candle for the demise of her modern woman.