...That is, before they're pulled away from eachother. He is held back and tied up on orders from the king, and is nearing death - if not by orders of the king, then by his mistreating. I have to do a background for this, I know. He is exhausted, shaking, hurt, so very cold... And by the way he kisses her back - she can feel all that. And it's scarying her - the guy she knew, strong and proud and never to be pushed around - is now a trilfling, poor prisoner... She can feel that this guy she knew isn't there anymore - he has given up - he's defeated.