Naoko's heart was racing. Some part of him deep inside knew what Sieg said was true. But, how can he do it? Knowing what was to happen at the end of the year made him sad just thinking about it. He couldn't just let her go. Whispering, he said, "Umm Sieg, I don't know how to do this..."
He quickly cut off his sentence when he saw Hina come towards them.