I think you may be the best friend I’ve ever had, and I’ve had a lot and spent a shit ton of days and months and years with them than the short time I’ve spent with you. His hands wavers by my hip, but he doesn’t touch me. I’ve never wanted to bolt out of your door. I’ve never wanted to leave you. This - it’s a first for me. He nods to himself a couple of times. So you’re the best - and I want to hug you, if you let me.
I’ve heard a great deal about you, Fa Mulan. You stole your father’s armor, ran away from home, impersonated a soldier, deceived your commanding officer, dishonored the Chinese Army, destroyed my palace, and… you have saved us all.
“They say you cannot love two people equally at once. And perhaps for others that is so. But you and Will—you are not like two ordinary people, two people who might have been jealous of each other, or who would have imagined my love for one of them diminished by my love of the other. You merged your souls when you were both children. I could not have loved Will so much if I had not loved you as well. And I could not love you as I do if I had not loved Will as I did.”