In the nether world filled with creepy creatures he thought, she would leave his side; she was after all a puny human with no super power. Yet, she contradicted him by standing beside him whenever needed , they were bound by the Ribbon of love after all, which was enough to keep them together.
Mama had known she would be my equal, he thought. The queen faery binded them with this ribbon which they could neither tear break an invincible ribbon.
She was his wife according to human standards. She believed him when he said her father tried to assasinate Her and the faery lover took her away from her family. She may not have loved him but trusted him enough to rest her life in his hands.
Trust the first element of love.