W-What!? I mean, what gives you that impression…?
You think so? *chuckles* I don’t know about singing, but… *trails off shyly*
S-She’s a strong woman, very admirable…
*Lower his eyelids upon hearing Firion’s words* So be it. Then allow me in giving you the pleasure of hearing this but only once: My spirit has risen upon your short return, Firion.
… I guess I’ve gotten stronger. *smiles small, not breaking eye contact with him* You won’t trick me that easily, but thank you; may I continue down my path, for my dreams.. You and I share the same story. My spirit has risen, for I have high hopes for the future, too, Mateus. I’m glad to be back.
I’m not hiding, Mateus!
Ah, sometimes… I’m not very good at it, though.
This longing for happiness, I— ah, um… We really don’t understand what we cherish most, until it’s taken away from us.