Shadow bit his tongue as he shook his head. He had made a decision that he knew she wouldn't like. "As much as I want to head to my home shores and beat the abyssals back, we need to sta-"
"What?!" Came the response from Tenryuu. It was understandable as she had wanted to help the admiral, but now was getting denied. "Why? We can assist the main fleet!"
"We will slow them down. We have no big fire power while the main fleet has Nagato and Yamato." Shadow explained as Tenryuu shook her head.
"No. No, I refuse to think we can't help! You want to help Warspite and Ark right?!" As those words left her lips, Shadow sank as if an arrow was shot into his chest. "You want to help them. You want to help your homeland. And you don't want both of those girls to go to unworthy admirals," Tenryuu said as she started to tear up.
"I… I want them here….but i-"
"No buts! You can say that you want to protect us or protect Japan but I know you want to help you-" Tenryuu stood up as Shadow followed.
"Enough Tenryuu!" Shadow commanded as Tenryuu shut her mouth. "I want to help. I want Warspite and Ark here with us and i want to protect my homeland…but I don't want to risk anyone here. You are all precious to me," He said hoping that would win her over but Tenryuu shook her head.
"You spineless coward." Tears welled up in her eyes as she cluched the bed sheets. "You spineless thoughtless coward!" She yelled as she rushed out of the room.Post too long. Click here to view the full text.