Dependency was something Alfred never handled well. It made him feel vulnerable, which led him to feel uneasy, which led him to be distracted and distractions were something he did not need. The only time he allowed himself to be distracted was late into the hours of the night in the security of whatever he found himself sleeping in. Alfred had many photos to go through in his short time of comfort, but Mira's was always first. He would stare at her photo for an hour, maybe more, wondering what she was doing or how she was getting through the night without him there to hold her. Sometimes he wondered trivial things like what she was wearing or what did she have for breakfast that morning. But most importantly, he wondered if she thought about him as much as he thought about her. There were many disputes between the couple over the topic of war which, in times of trouble, had led Alfred to mildly believe that she was growing a disconcern for him.
There were many women in Alfred's life