[Filtered] [He listens to that, a little interested. There's a difference between an other and a parent...a parent doesn't know their child as well as someone who can see and hear every thought. But needing someone to protect...that's common. He understands that from Akito, though the dark never has himself.
Hearing that last part, he's amused though] Akito'd probably say something like that, never forgetting all the friends, he has here. Little brat loves it here. [There's no malice in his words, just amusement. Sometimes people are so strange]