Repayment for Truth
"I care… because of Itachi. I’ll keep an eye on you because of that. You’ll do what you’ll do, and I’ll see what you make of his wishes." He tilted his head, watching him with a keen, sharp gaze, light on his feet before he blinked the sharingan dark and leaned in, meeting his gaze. "Even if he would have seen me dead, that’s hardly any kind of importance to what I happen to do.”
He paused, then shook his head. “He was always a good boy, he’ll understand.”
Sasuke narrowed his eyes due to the spoken words, meeting the other’s gaze with a harden glare of his own. “So it seems,” he muttered lowly. Comprehension towards Itachi’s plans and ideals were left unanswered, while he didn’t attempt to gain more knowledge, aware of the insignificant difference it truly made. He needed to think, mull over the entire situation he was forcibly thrown into.
The flickering of the flame resonated within the cave, the only sound passing for a few moments. The younger Uchiha looked away, his attention being ensnared by the darkness looming around them. “And just like you, I’ll do as I please… But because my brother saw you as a threat and I’m simply choosing to believe your story for now… I won’t trust you.”