His command was quiet and firm, but Sofia knew no man in the room would disobey a man like him.
Disobey him and I have like, a ten percent chance.
I didn't disobey him.
The girl didn't respond, but he knew she wouldn't disobey his command, as much as she might Jessi's.
The provisional government of Sao Paulo, influenced by the brothers Andrada, began a movement for independence by asking the prince to disobey the Cortes and remain in Brazil, and the council of Rio de Janeiro followed with a similar representation, to which the prince assented.