"You're starting from scratch," Deidre observed, pitying the woman.
But pitying him, defending him, helping him command his own men … The vamp was right, and she hated to admit it.
"You were hurt," she murmured, pitying her brother's friend.
The White God, Damian, studied the Black God's youthful features, both pitying and wary.
She rose, pitying him.
Taran looked down at his own richly spun wool and linen clothing, pitying the men on the beach.
The young girl in her love for it carried the dead child clasped to her bosom, and went from house to house of her pitying friends asking them to give her medicine for it.
She couldn't help pitying the women who had been thrust into a bloody war when they met their Guardian mates.