I think I'm just more angry than surprised. I know I told you a little about everything before--about Ichiru and I. It's just...
[He stares at the table, glaring at the top of it, hand still grasped in hers.]
If he--[Zero pauses. It isn't just about Kaname. He's the priority to stop because of what he's doing but it's not just him.] if any of them wanted me that badly--they didn't need to get my family involved. There is no such thing as accidents or nothing is a coincidence anymore.
Everyone in my life outside of my family has manipulated everything in my life for their own purpose in this war. Even being placed with Headmaster and you after my parents death...that was arranged by someone for some purpose that I don't know about.
[His hand pulls from hers just enough that his hand slides around to gently grasp her fingers.]
Who are you supposed to trust when everything in your life is designed to make you act or align a certain way? When everyone wants to obtain you for some use...
[Eyes closing, he lifts his hand gently and brushes the softest of kisses across her knuckles before caressing her hand against his cheek.]