With that kind of pressure, it seems important that Missandei and Grey Worm could put it all aside, at least for a moment. There was an incentive for these two to find romance with each other, but I don’t think I was eager for it to go faster than it would naturally.
In the environment in which they’ve found themselves with Daenerys, they’re able to explore this side of their humanity, which they haven’t before, coming from the backgrounds and history that they have. The fact that we’ve waited so long affects them to act upon their love that way. A lot of people just focus on the mechanical nature of consummating their love.
To paraphrase another story about the psychological struggles of a sprawling cast of characters with tony English accents: Missandei is just a girl, standing in front of a eunuch super-soldier, asking him to love her.
West Des Moines Valley tennis player Nicholas Fifield.
Authorities have refused to provide The Des Moines Register with a booking photo from Fifield's arrest on a felony sex abuse charge, saying the public release of such photos of juveniles is forbidden by Iowa law.
As high school tennis teams prepare for this weekend's state championships, some parents are questioning why administrators at Valley High School in West Des Moines didn’t do more this year to discipline a player accused of felony sex abuse. Fifield — the son of Tigers tennis coach Jay Fifield — was charged in December with third-degree sex abuse of a person “suffering from a mental defect or incapacity, which precludes giving consent,” according to a criminal complaint filed in Polk County.
Parents say the 18-year-old from Windsor Heights was suspended for one meet at the start of the season after the charge was filed.