'My princess, you must understand...' Tenshi's eyes shook with inner turmoil; before her was the most beautiful creature she had ever had the pleasure of watching, of touching, and yet she caused her such great pain. The thought of Kagouya's father's wrath was enough to send chills down the spines of a thousand able-bodied men, but there was something about her princess that sent Tenshi into another state where physical pain was no threat to her elevated mental, emotional, and spiritual state. She filled her lungs with air, causing a sensation of dread to fill her stomach for fear of what her beloved princess would say. Swallowing hard, she raised her gaze to her princess's, and her heart skipped a beat; Kagouya, her beloved princess, was crying. The tears that trailed down her rose-petal cheeks were no marks of sadness, however, but the rosey blush and sad smile that hinted at her lips told her that they were signs of joy. 'I love you.'