The sun was setting in the east and around the time it began to stain the area in warm colors, I was told that he wished to talk to me alone and so I came to the inner courtyard where he was waiting.
He said several things before he suddenly fell silent and directed an unusually serious gaze at me.
My breath caught at the dream-like sight of him, illuminated by the red light, and I—
—continued to stare at him like that. [voiced]
[MASAMUNE]: “Even if you wish to let go of this hand, I won’t release you anymore.”
[MASAMUNE]: “That heart, and body, and everything belongs only to me—“
—resolved myself to speak to him.
[MASAMUNE]: “It’s been two years since you came to this land— I wouldn’t have thought we’d be together to this point.”
[MASAMUNE]: “Kojuurou and Shigezane also trust you. Of course… me as well.”
[MASAMUNE]: “… I wrote you a letter. Be sure to read it alone. —It’s not like there’s a special meaning…! I just thought it’d be nice to occasionally give you one.”
—unconsciously averted my eyes.
[MASAMUNE]: “—Look this way. I won’t allow you to avert your eyes from me.”
[MASAMUNE]: “In the future, watch firmly with those eyes the sight of me uniting this country.”