Rin felt all mixed-up. As she held his cold hand, the feeling of joy at seeing Kakashi again was overlapped by a fear so deep, fear she felt for him because of his grave condition. Here was Kakashi right in front of her; she can see him, she can touch him, but she didn't know if she can save him.
It took some effort on Rin's part to remain looking calm. "Eito-san. Kenji. I don't want to sound rude but I think I would be able to move more freely if you leave."
"Are you sure you want to be left alone with a stranger?" Eito asked. They were friends of hers, almost like family, and she knew they were just concerned about her. He is not a stranger, she wanted to tell them. She took her eyes off Kakashi and smiled at Eito and Kenji. They were wonderful people, they had shown nothing but kindness and hospitality since she arrived at that quaint little village near the foot of the mountain. They deserved to know but Rin thought it was not the time to do some explaining.
"I will be fine," she r