Something which cannot be taken must be given.
Life doesn’t hand out free passes, and it wasn’t ever fair. Dasai would take what he wanted without apology. Forging his own path through the turmoil. Others would have to figure it out for themselves.
So why did he care that Kuro didn’t have the strength to do that? And why hadn’t he seen the depth of Kuro’s pain earlier? From the day they’d met, Dasai had made a silent promise. A promise that he’d spent far too long not keeping.
What Kuro couldn’t take for himself, Dasai would make sure he received.