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“One could get awfully drunk here,” Christopher remarked, surveying a dusty wall of bottles marked Nuits d’été 1848. “I have quite a mind to drown my sorrows, Grant. I saw Millie. I talked to her. Do you know how to open champagne?”
Christopher's solution to Millie being bullied at boarding school.
"And Christopher was just as overbearing as I knew he would be. You know, ‘My dear Millie, set your mind at rest and I will fix it’ – and this time he was worse. He decided we were going to go and live together on an island in Series Five. And when I said I wasn’t sure I wanted to go and live all alone with Christopher – well, would you want to, Conrad?"
When Chrestomanci went missing, everyone was deathly worried, most of all Millie. When he reappears, she's the first to fling her arms around him, followed by the entire castle who crowd around and ask if he's all right. This Crowning Moment of Heartwarming is then heartily interrupted by Chrestomanci himself.
Chrestomanci: No, I am not alright! I have world wide blisters. I need a shave. I'm tired out and haven't had anything to eat since breakfast yesterday. Would you feel all right in my position?