She took a bad tumble. Those are some nasty bruises she’s carrying,” the maid said with a sad shake of the head. “Aye,” Cullen agreed, his eyes traveling over lovely, milky white skin, interrupted by several black bruises. “She looks like a cow.” Mildrede turned a horrified gaze on him at the comment, but he was more concerned by the choked sound that came from his bride. He really hadn’t meant it as an insult, but it seemed the women were taking it so. “I just meant the coloring,” Cullen muttered