The first time Kaname hit him, they both had been shocked. But the knowledge that he enjoyed someone else's company, too, the knowledge that he was around someone so much better suited for him for such a longer time then Kaname got to be with him… and his eyes, those beautiful purple eyes that could look deep into his soul and understand, their repentance sent him over the edge.

Now that Kaname looked back on it, he realized it wasn't nearly as hard as the hits were now. Zero had flinched for a few days at his presence, but soon got over it. But now, now Kaname couldn't stop. Just the thought of Zero maybe liking someone else sent him into a grief so deep that the only escape he found was violence, and dear Zero… his Zero was at the receiving end. His poor, dear Zero…