It wasn't the reassurance she hoped for.
He didn't give her the reassurance she sought about whether or not they had a real future together, and she brokered a deal with the Dark One in a desperate attempt to ensure she had a chance with Gabriel.
She held him tightly, desperate for the reassurance of his touch.
Reassurance that no nasty deal between his mate and the demon-lord would arise.
No reassurance he'd be able to get past their history, no expression of wanting to be with her.
Deidre squeezed her arm in reassurance, not at all certain what Harmony wanted.
14 1913, in answer to a memorial from the bulk of the Unionist M.P.'sa memorial which wished for a reassurance as to food duties, but strongly deprecated a change of leadership - Mr. Law announced that he and Lord Lansdowne were willing to agree that food duties should not be imposed without the approval of the electorate at a subsequent general election; and to remain leaders in deference to their followers' appeal, in spite of the party's disregard of their advice.