He could see a few reasons for people joining the war, patriotism, glory, or sick pleasure in ending the lives of others, but none interested him in any sense to join the war. He had no reason to, unlike her who openly admitted she'd join just to scavenge the remains of the dead. "I already see enough at the hospital, I don't need to see the cause of those horrors." the other day, he had a break from the hospital, a few minutes to himself and the suffering in that place haunted him. That's what he was really scared of by the war, logical reasoning aside to not join it.
"Jokes aside, I hope it doesn't come to that." and although he didn't commit to the fury just a few seconds ago of wanting to hit her, he'd at least give it a shot of getting a hit in. He focused his chakra just like before but with a lot more precision compared to the last time, he aimed a finger towards her and at the last second, blue chakra emitted at the fingertip and with a light tap, he flicked her shoulder with it. He could feel his finger go slowly red from how hard it had hit, but it was satisfactory enough.
"You know what Akihiro has been up to these days? I haven't really heard much from him." his mentor, he had mixed feelings about him but nonetheless, he only hoped he was doing just as well with all the war nonsense going on. It made him also think of Taiga, and where she's gone off to. It felt like everything changed when the war hit and anything he had going for him was gone in the blink of an eye. He may not have the highest opinion of Ikomiki, but he's still glad to see her in the sense that she's apart of his past, before the war happened.
Chakra Enhanced Strength Version Two - 300 WC