She had been a rival for Cassandra's affections and was cold towards him. [1a]
Silverblade relied on his lover Cassandra to give orders to the other Sorceresses but on her death, Alexandra succeeded her. When his scouts failed to find the fugitive Everqueen, he called upon her to search via sorcery, relucantly she agreed when he outlinned that his failure would be shared with his subordinates when he reported to Malekith. [1a]
|Your failure is not our failure, general.
~ Alexandra to Dorian.[1a]