…She could tell there was something bothering him. The curiosity in his voice, his voice itself carrying a twinge of sadness. She furrowed her brows, thinking back. Had she met spirits like that before? She allowed her eyes to close as she thought. Such sincerity deserved an honest answer.
"I have, once, I believe." She answered, choosing her words slowly. "It was in passing..but I believe they’ve become shinki now." But not hers—she’d already decided that the ones who had survived that last incident were enough. No matter how she wanted to, she wouldn’t let herself get to that point anymore.
They were okay. They really were okay—! Levi released a breath in relief that he hadn’t known that he’d been holding, trusting Bisha’s wholeheartedly since she herself was a God. He leaned back, the corners of his lips pulling upwards to form a small, content smile as he praised the being up there that gave them a second chance.
"What a relief," he sighed aloud, pressing a hand to his eyes. He still couldn’t believe it. The suffering that they’ve went through was finally gone and his suffering of not knowing where they’ve gone had been alleviated. It felt as if the weight on his heart had finally been lifted by her. He owed her… so much for this. "A shinki," he recalled her words, repeating it as he mulled over the unknown word. "What is that?"