"I'll try. I just don't want to be alone again. I don't want you to disappear like them," Kota says. Suddenly, the concept of mortality is dawning on him, burning memories into his mind. Lance's fear, Alice's smile and acceptance, his own attempt to try and delay the inevitable. They all start to apply to Natalie, and Kota wonders how and when she'll disappear, only leading him to whisper, "I don't want to think about it. Please, stop it. I'll make sure she's safe."