Kojiro gave me a letter. I'm going to read it out loud now. You know, Usami seems rather absent-minded at times. He isn't a talkative person to begin with, but I really can't make out what he's thinking. That said, his skill in warfare is unquestionable.
Do I now? I don't remember ever spacing out that much.
But the Echigo wouldn't be how it is now without Usami. He's my most trusted right hand.
Yeah, just when we thought he's staring off the sky daydreaming, turns out he's actually thinking of some awesome strategies. I bet he's also thinking of how to get the princess all for himself!
I can't possibly do anything against Princess' will. However, Princess, if you'd allow me into your heart, I promise you my never-ending love. Together we can ride on a small boat and sail wherever the wind of love brings us.
S-Such romance...!! I can feel electricity running all over my body!
...Hahaha! Could it be, most of the time he spends daydreaming is actually all for this?
Kojiro gave me a letter. I'm going to read it out loud now. Saizo is a cool ninja. I imagine having Yukimura as a master and taking care of Sasuke and other men must be tough. Princess, stay by his side and cheer him up.
Is it really what you think, Saizo?
Master, that's what Kojiro said. And please don't take anything he said as truth.
Saizo is right! I'm an independent ninja and able to look after myself!
Sasuke, that part "taking care of Sasuke" is true, though.
Saizo sure is patient. But I get the feeling he should express his feelings more.
...Really? But if I were to follow my heart, the Princess would disappear from your eyes. Because I always think that I want to take her away and hold her in my arms. So don't urge me, please.
So you're looking up at the sky again. What's on your mind?
The clouds are starting to build up. Apparently, it's going to rain soon. I hope the Princess won't get caught in the rain. If she's on her journey, I'll find a place where she can stay away from the rain...
Hmm. If I were you, I would just scoop her up in my arms and carry her into some residence so that she won't get wet.
...On top of that, I would build a fire to keep her warm.
In that case... I would embrace her and keep her warm with my body temperature.
...Then I would cover her ears with my hands if it thundered.
Then I would cover her lips with mine so that she would be able to just forget about everything and think about only me.