There were generally a wide variety of things that Andres could claim to know the intricacies of. Santiago's mind was unfortunately, not one of those things. An impenetrable barrier often using selective disinformation as a ruse was what it was. "I believe he knows something I don't", and indeed he did. The White King harbored no knowledge of a time-traveling Catriona in the presence, Santiago however did. Alexandra's expressed surprise was almost tangible, though he opted against acknowledging it, and conducted himself with further poise. "Quite lucky indeed", a smile of blue-blooded pride subtly decorated his august visage. Concluding the succinct handshake, an almost devilish element crept into his smile, "I never said anything about forgiveness", he reminded somewhat playfully.
"After this fiasco with the Third Society is over, I'm going to leave this planet, forever. I'm going to take my family with me, and we'll start a life elsewhere. I've grown tired of the nonsense that plagues my siblings and this entire world. Very tired. I've cared quite a bit about this world, and I always will, but it's exhausting. I want to raise my daughter in a place of peace, and live the remainder of my years with my soulmate", he confessed. "Should I ever be needed here again, I'll return from time to time of course, but this is quite possibly the last time we will ever see one another".