Arcus, donny and yuma ( I so sorry :'D)
I SWEAR TO DON
That’s what the two of them say to him, deep in the recesses of his mind when he sleeps.
On the one hand, there’s the one that actually seems to resemble some kind of past him. Even so, he feels a little too subdued to feel like any sort of “past” self, if anything he almost reminds Yuuma of tousan, with the way he looks wise beyond his years, as if he’s experienced far too much in his short life. The eyes look tired, but determined, and even glint with a little bit of amusement when Yuuma tries to tell him of kattobing, of never giving up, and in all honestly it’s only who he was associated with that gives Yuuma pause at first.
The other is treated with complete aversion, with fear and repulsion. This is the one that Astral needs to defeat, the one that he needs to seal, and to be associated with anything even close to it feels like a betrayal of everything he’s dueled for up to this point. But what makes him sink into complete and utter disgust is how the other treats him as something inevitable, as something he’s come to accept about himself, and seems to have given up on resisting despite his own insistence on saving his own important person. It feels like the other is being a hypocrite doing this, and to accept that these two are already linked-have long been linked thanks to the very person his past self wants to save-hurts too much to even comprehend.
Remember, they say, and he screams, fights, resists until he’s pulled down and under and-