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Kenshin was against the wall, breathing hard, blood running down his face from Saitoh's Gatotsu and kicks, and I could barely think. A never ending stream, one river of flowing words, was all that had my mind.

I'm horrible.

Saitoh had been there the whole time, and I hadn't done anything! I had let him in, asking nothing, and now Kenshin could die!

Worse...

For the first few moments after the revelation, all I could think of...

What could I have learned from a captain of the Shinsengumi?

Even now, with Kenshin bleeding and completely helpless against the Gatotsu, all I could think about...

What can I learn now? Watching them?

Watching them... watching Kenshin die...

All I could do was watch. Always watching. I couldn't even help Kaoru... Kaoru, my master, and I couldn't do anything besides watch. Watch, in fear, in awe...

Watching...


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