[Her heart aches. All of this sadness, and the unfairness of the things that have happened is so great. Even their past connections are tied together in strings of sorrow. What happened to his parents, and her own family's participation in it.
She's only ever wanted for Zero to be happy.
Slipping easily from her seat, arms wrap around his neck, a tight embrace. She swallows the tears that rise up, though her voice shakes a little as she works to control them.]
We're allies, Zero. Allies - true ones, love and care about the other one. I'd never do anything to hurt you. And I know that you're the same.
[Her lips gently brush his forehead, before quietly pulling back. A hand finds and squeezes one of his, though.]
And I hope you know, despite however you may feel, Headmaster genuinely loves and cares about you too, Zero.