Relunctance held his foot suspended in mid-air as his mates stepped onto the plane platform ahead of him. He loathed the anticipation of what--of who awaited them on the other side. Had she changed? Married? Expecting, even? Worse--was she the same? Would all of the resolve he had built up over time crumble the moment he looked into her eyes? He already longed to be back home with his Princess...instead he was to return, isolated in his past defeat, her innocence and purity dangling before him. He clenched his teeth, and pulled out his sunglasses. Just avoid looking in her eyes, Seiya. he reminded himself. Only then will you be able to concentrate on why you're really here.