Love had many aspects, and one of them was decidedly warlike. She'd yet to have the actual "You're not going" "Yes I am" discussion with Ares, the same one they had every time there was a battle. Perhaps for the sake of novelty, they'd be able to skip it this time - it wasn't like the ending ever changed.
She leaned against the far wall as she watched the people gathering, nodding a bit as she listened to the young man explain his proposed strategy. He was young, but courageous, with a good heart. And apparently had a good head on his shoulders.