"G-Good midnight!" He rubbed his eyes, with just as wide of a smile. He would've like some illumination in the room, but he was fine for the time being. He would've created his own light, but... Yeah, he didn't have enough control over his magic, as Emerald should know
"The rebels will soon attack Cloud Arena. 7 gems' physical forms will be destroyed, including two of the synthetic guards sent with me. As well as me. Immediately after my form is destroyed, the rebels will be captured. The rebellion will end here."
Four warriors charged at the two, from four sides. Zabetar looked at the skeletal figure, and nodded, before the latter seemingly jumped away, and, in a quick blur, hit all four simulatenously, causing them to poof.
"Thera had known every moment of her life. How it would happen, and when. But because of Chrono's impulsive gesture, she suddenly jumped the track of fate, and everything from that instant on was wrong, and new. She couldn't see, she couldn't move. She was... frozen."