Your opponent’s wrist is from whence the attack is born. It is its past tense from which it cannot separate itself. The end of the blade, where the attack arrives, is its present tense, which also cannot be denied. You’re still watching my eyes, which is a good way of getting yourself killed. How exactly is one supposed to watch two points in space at the same time? Practice.
We cannot permit Woodes Rogers to divide us like this. I will not permit it. Madi would not permit it, and you know it. // She believes in this as much as I do. You know this. If it costs the war to save her, you’ll have lost her anyway.