And the surprise of his onslaught proved an ally of unguessed potency.
In less than five minutes, she conquered old Nan, and secured her as an ally for ever.
"You can well understand that I am no ally of Sagnier's," Mege resumed.
Italy was at loggerheads with Austria, her ally, and about to break.
"I knew you were going to be an ally," she murmured under her breath.