He sighed, and then a strange expression passed over his face. “You act as if I don’t give a damn about him, when I do.” His gaze flicked to the ground. More than you know…
“I am not heartless. It’s broken, no doubt it will collapse, but it is there.”
“…Right, but I also know you tend to… not take certain things seriously. How do I know if you don’t take something of that matter seriously with him?” She felt like asking him about how fragile Silver potentially was, how he wasn’t the Ultimate Lifeform, how breakable and smushable the hedgehog was.
“I do it because I care,” she finished curtly.