That's because employment is at-will in most states and an employer can let you go for almost any reason.
It would be nice to know she could leave the ranch at will without leaving Cade afoot, but she doubted if she would be driving to town soon.
He also appears uninvited in your library at will.
One day, he'd be able to make love to his mate at will and kill the Ancient that almost killed her.
Maybe it was because always before she could stop him at will.