"He doesn't even pause before he responds. 'I'm not
withdrawing my offer, Scully. I've finally convinced myself that it's our
time. And you know how stubborn I can be once I latch onto an idea.'
I smile at him. '*Stubborn*' seems like such a mild
term to describe you.'
Now he leers at me and I have to roll my eyes and laugh at
what he says next. 'How about adorable? Irresistible? Sexy?'
'I was thinking more along the lines of pig-headed,
single-minded, and relentless.'
He raises a hand to cover his heart as he says, 'Ouch.'"