CHAPTER 13: Guilt and Remorse
"Guile, can you stand up and walk?" Yoshino asked, releasing Guile from her embrace. "I'm afraid that my grandma doesn't know where we are."
"I'll do my best," Guile replied. Slowly, he rose to a sitting position, wincing and groaning painfully as he struggled to sit upright. Beads of blood oozed from the three huge gashes on the right side of his chest as he moved.
"Don't worry if you can't!" Yoshino spoke in a concerned tone. "Just wait here. I'll call my grandma for help."
"I can do it," Guile muttered as he placed his hands on the ground. Pushing himself up with his arms, he managed to get up soon. He was now standing in a stooped position.
Looking at this, Yoshino immediately stood up, thinking of helping Guile. She grabbed Guile's right forearm, allowing his entire arm to wrap around the back of her neck and drape down her right shoulder. With her left hand, she held Guile on his left side to provide him a support. Fortunately, h