"I got distracted… I wanted to give you my answer. But you're right. My pride was preventing me from doing that. I feel like a clown. I kept on talking about grand things like marrying all of you and us working together to make that happen… However, now that you presented me with this… I started having doubts."
Once our lips parted, words came out naturally from my mouth. It's the answer I arrived at as soon as my head cleared up.
Upon hearing it, a meaningful smile appeared on Mizuki's lips followed by a fit of giggles. With her arms encircling to my back, she whispered to my ear, "Stop overthinking and focus on our goal."
Mizuki released me from her embrace and led me to the bedroom of the unit. Apart from the wide bed that still had the same aromatic scent as before, the most strikin