Just In Case
"When the battle is over, I'll give you my answer. For now... just let me focus."
Those words echoed in Juvia's head as loudly as the blasts and cracks from the battles going on above her. Those words were causing her body to shake just as much as the tremors that shook beneath her feet. Those words gave her hope that her precious Gray-sama was going to maybe and finally love her back, but also gave her fear because this battle may not give her the opportunity to hear them.
She was hopeful, but yet she was scared. It was a torn feeling that the water mage had felt before, but yet that knowledge didn't make anything easier. Maybe because in the past she knew that the two of them would survive, to live another day together. These battles to come... there was no guarantee of anything this time. It was very possible that this time something horrid could happen.
Juvia watched a few ships crash to the waters and land below as a vision from The Grand Magic Games fla