I have killed her lover, yes, killed my wife's lover.
Her demon lover was gone and her body covered with a sheet.
In fact, he wasn't much of a lover at all.
Though she concealed from him her intention of keeping him under her wing, Petya guessed her designs, and instinctively fearing that he might give way to emotion when with her--might "become womanish" as he termed it to himself--he treated her coldly, avoided her, and during his stay in Moscow attached himself exclusively to Natasha for whom he had always had a particularly brotherly tenderness, almost lover-like.
All along, she'd hoped some part of the former deity was able to appreciate Gabriel as only a human lover could.