[She has her hands on the sides of his face, in an attempt to get his cute little face to look right into her eyes. She’s quite serious, but doing her best to seem calm. Worry’s such a hard thing to hide, though.]
Things…things might get dangerous around the castle. There may come a time when I’ll ask you to run to the forest, or to the Dragonspiral Tower, near people and Pokemon who can protect you better than I can.
I don’t want to see you get hurt.
[Picking up on how tense, and worried she was, his eyes grew wide with concern, and he stood up and pressed up against her defensively]
B-but I want to stay, I want to protect Momma Circe if something happens! I don’t care if I get hurt as long as you’re okay!