Sacrifice to protect others was something that Godric understood, and Trystan too. It was why they'd been at the border. It was why they were knights. Godric did not assume he would die of old age. "War takes its price in blood," he agreed.
At her observation of his brother, Godric smiled more widely. "I came out crying because I had been apart from him half an hour." It was not a significant confession that he and his brother were close. Most could see it without them saying anything. Then because he did not wish the implication to linger, "We do not do everything together now that we are older though."