Ah, but he's obviously resisting. That's why he's not killing her when he had the opportunity.

You know, given how much Enchantment gets resisted despite it being used by what's supposed to be one of the most powerful human mages, I think I get why it's so underestimated. If the foremost expert and one of the most skilled and powerful users of enchantment repeatedly fails at it, what hope do the peons do?