Rose, upon hearing Hemlocks question, would ask everyone to leave the room. Once everyone was gone, Rose would ask Hemlock to kneel before her. He would do so ((Kaiser has given me permission to do this)). Rose would place her hand on his cheek. Her warm hand would emplace Roses all over his cheek.
[Rose] “You have always been my boy. You and Roma both. You can tell Roma you aren’t my stepson, you are mine. Get him to do some... favors to get you changed by law, since it isn’t already. As for Etrius, I think you should strive to fix relations. I can do some talking to Natalia later. But, thank you for coming here.”