“But love? Man are you sure?”
“I…I can’t help it Prompto. I know what I’m meant to do, who I’m meant to marry and what it means…for everyone. I can’t just turn my feelings off for him though.”
Him? Noctis was in love...with a him?
Gladio choked on the beer he had been drinking. His hand began cutting across his neck unsubtly. Ignis went to drop the spell.
It didn’t happen fast enough.
“But Ignis of all people?”
Ignis has always done what he has thought is best, hiding under his mantle of duty. As they set off from Insomnia a secret Noctis is withholding drives him crazy.
Eavesdropping is not always a bad idea
- Part 1 of Decorum
If Ignis is blinded by decorum, then Noctis is constrained by it.
Despite knowing your destiny, the shape in which your life was going to take, it was human nature to want things you could not have, a fantasy to escape reality. He was under no illusion, Noctis had always known what he was going to do, his set path in life. Regardless, he had clung stubbornly to a love beyond his reach, a hope that perhaps one day he could have that one small thing.
Noctis's account of what happened during the events of Blinded by Decorum
- Part 2 of Decorum