[He is silent for longer than he actually considers her words. he's not so sure whether she's saying she wishes that she'd never met him, or just that she wishes it weren't a problem.]
[Either way, his answer is the same.]
Don't be so quick to assume she's more important to me than you are.
[How pathetic, he can't even look at Saber as he tells her so. But then, she probably didn't want to hear it -- she's probably about to tell him all about how inappropriate that is. Or, more likely, make every attempt to avoid talking about the elephant in the room that are his painfully clear feelings for her.]
[So he gets nimbly to his feet and starts to walk away before she can run off on him.]