He would have her on her knees, begging him not to hurt her, submitting to his demand to call him Daddy.
Paine was not just his name, it was his profession.
So when an upstart thief tries to kill him, he can think of nothing more pleasurable than teaching her a very painful lesson.
She was about to learn how Paine earned his dangerous reputation.
And if his little kitten showed her claws and sharp teeth?
Daddy will bite back.