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"If only you would just sign the register, "He said to me.
How can I narrate it indirectly?
How to change it into indirect?
You might try "ask"/"plead" or one of their synonyms . . . .
"He asked me to sign the register."
"He pleaded with me to sign the register."
"He begged me to sign the register."
Or, if it fits, "he tried to get me to sign the register."
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