Part 103: TateSupports: Tate
You... You must be a Pegasus Knight from Ilia. Pleased to meet you. I am Alan, knight of Pherae.
I'm Tate. You know, do you always...
So this is a pegasus? I've never seen one up close. It has a cute face.
Do you think so...? No, wait. What I was saying was, do you always fight like that?
Yes. Is there something wrong with it?
Don't you think you're being too rash? The way you fight, you never know what'll happen to you.
Yes, the way I fight can be dangerous. But, you see... Oh, I shouldn't chatting like this during a battle, or I will give the enemy an advantage. I must get going.
...There's something wrong with you.
Tate? Is something wrong?
I have to tell you now. Why do you fight like that? Even the way you thrust your spear... Why do you just rely on brute strength to attack? It just makes it harder to evade a retaliation that way.
Well... I see you've been watching me carefully.
Huh? N-No...it's not that! It's just that... How could someone miss you if you're fighting like that? That's...all.
Anyway, what I wanted to say was, why don't you be more careful when you fight?
I understand what you're saying. But I can't pull back.
You're still saying that? But the way you fight...
In battle, the first ones to match blades with the enemy are us, the knights. The enemy will judge the entire army's strength by looking at how we fight. That's why I have to show them our power.
If I cringe even a little, that adds to the enemy's morale. If there is hesitation in my movement, it will have a bad effect on the whole army... That's why I have to charge. I have to keep pushing forward, for all of our sakes.
...I see. ...I thought you were just an idiot who couldn't do anything but charge...
...? Did you say something?
I'm sorry, but I have to fight like this. Still, your advice was useful, too. Give me some more when you get the chance.
...All right, I suppose.
...You haven't changed your fighting, I see.
How long are you going to continue fighting like that? I understand what you're saying... But...if you die, it's all over.
I understand that. There is only so much I can do on my own. But I'm a knight. Therefore...
Then... Shall I...stay at your side?
I-If I leave someone like you alone, I get worried and...can't concentrate! So if I support you from nearby, it'll be easier for you, too, right? Or...am I not good enough..?
Of course you are! You're strong, you can keep up with my horse, and... With you around, it seems that I can stay out of harm's way. I can trust you to guard my back.
O-Oh... But...I'm really all right for you...?
Of course! You're a strong warrior. You're perfect as a partner to fight alongside with.
No... I meant...
So...the point is that...I'm the one by your side...and...
...Nothing, forget it... Well, come on, let's go. We have to hurry, right?
All right, let's be off!
Oh Alan, you're so oblivious.
Hey! Big sister!
...Thany, this is a battlefield. What if an archer heard you screaming like that?
Don't worry. No archer could hit me.
...Sigh... ...Thany, where are your reins? You could fall off your pegasus without them.
Well, I took them off.
Took them off? Thany, you never know what can happen. So considering all possibilities...
Tate, you're such a worrier! Flying is more enjoyable without all the extra gear on. See ya!
Thany, wait! I'm not finished yet... ...Sigh.
Tate... You're starting to get annoying...
I'm saying these things for your sake. If you can't listen to your big sister, I won't let you on your pegasus any more.
Thany, it's your fault.
You're always like that! Always saying I'm the one to blame... You could say it in a little...kinder tone...
But! That's because you...!
No! I hate you!
W-What the!? What did you just do!?
Yuno, she... She used to pet our heads like this, right? I'm your big sister too, so... I thought I should make you feel better...
Thany, I'm sorry... I can't be kind like Yuno, can I...
Tate... ...Did you hit your head or something?
...! This child... All right, I don't care anymore. You can fend for yourself from now on!
Hey, wait! Sorry! I just had to say it...
I'm sorry about the other day. But I was really happy that you cared about me so much. I really love you, big sister Tate!
...How can you say such things without getting embarrassed... I really envy you sometimes...
What about you? Do you love me, too?
...There's no need to say that out loud...
You...don't love me...?
It's just that... You don't have to say it here, in the middle of...
Oh... I...didn't know. Tate...you always hated me...
All right, all right! I love you! Of course I love you. You're my only little sister. I'll...I'll always care for you.
Teehee... Thanks. See you!
Tate/Alan - Ice/Fire
C - Attack + 0.5, Defense + 0.5, Accuracy + 5, Avoid + 5, Crit + 2.5, Crit Evade + 2.5
B - Attack + 1, Defense + 1, Accuracy + 10, Avoid + 10, Crit + 5, Crit Evade + 5
A - Attack + 1.5, Defense + 1.5, Accuracy + 15, Avoid + 15, Crit + 7.5, Crit Evade + 7.5
Tate/Thany - Ice/Wind
C - Attack + 0.5, Defense + 0.5, Accuracy + 5, Avoid + 2.5, Critical + 2.5, Critical Evade + 5
B - Attack + 1, Defense + 1, Accuracy + 10, Avoid + 5, Critical + 5, Critical Evade + 10
A - Attack + 1.5, Defense + 1.5, Accuracy + 15, Avoid + 7.5, Critical + 7.5, Critical Evade + 15
Tate/Zealot - Ice/Dark
C - Defense + 0.5, Accuracy + 5, Avoid + 5, Crit + 2.5, Crit Evade + 5
B - Defense + 1, Accuracy + 10, Avoid + 10, Crit + 5, Crit Evade + 10
A - Defense + 1.5, Accuracy + 15, Avoid + 15, Crit + 7.5, Crit Evade + 15
Tate/Klein - Ice/Ice
C - Defense + 1, Accuracy + 5, Avoid + 5, Crit Evade + 5
B - Defense + 2, Accuracy + 10, Avoid + 10, Crit Evade + 10
A - Defense + 3, Accuracy + 15, Avoid + 15, Crit Evade + 15
Tate/Yuno - Ice/Light
C - Attack + 0.5, Defense + 1, Accuracy + 5, Avoid + 2.5, Crit + 2.5, Crit Evade + 2.5
B - Attack + 1, Defense + 2, Accuracy + 10, Avoid + 5, Crit + 5, Crit Evade + 5
A - Attack + 1.5, Defense + 3, Accuracy + 15, Avoid + 7.5, Crit + 7.5, Crit Evade + 7.5