[The warmth of her arms reach around his shoulders. The brush of her lips across his forehead before he opens his eyes again.]
Even after everything, I'm surprised you can still say that to me.
[But he's grateful. For her words. For her.]
I know I've put you through a lot when it was the last thing you needed.
[Zero has his doubts about Headmaster, honestly. In comparison to Yagari, it's about the same level of trust Zero holds. He knows they both care about him, but they both sometimes put their own agendas before his safety or emotional health.]
It's different. I know he wouldn't wish me harm or anything...but...