I knew he would follow me. Even as I invaded his dreams and pushed him from the ship, I knew he would pursue no matter how far I flew. Such is the price for growing too close to the enemy.
It was also no great surprise when he finally caught up to me. He had grown older, but not so old as Vesca had before he met my father again. My dear detective had unparalleled willpower, and was stubborn as a mule to boot. All this I knew, and so this I expected.
It was the kiss that surprised me.