Best friends, Like father/daughter, Cynthia always turns to Alaric first, Ric practically raised Cyn, Ric is Cyn's legal guardian, Cyn knows Ric is working with her father though trusts him whole heartedly, Ric protects Cyn entirely
Best friends, Legal guardian of Cyn
"Are you forgetting that you're the person I trust the most? Above everyone, even Jake, you're the person I trust more than anyone. So, don't lie to me. Tell me what's wrong."