go, John! Shayera called to him. He looked at HawkGirl then
shook his head.I
cant. Itll collapse on you if I dont stay, he told
her, frantically trying to get her to leave. She couldnt get
stuck here even if he did. He cursed the fact that fate seemed to be
so against them.You
have to come! she said, panicking, realizing his intentions.
He shook his head again.Go,
Shayera, go home, he urged her. Fire and emotion filled her
not leaving! she told him, running up to him. I refuse to
lose you again. I refuse, damn it! You cant stay!
I wont let you! She was pounding on his chest in anger
and hurt, not being able to leave him again. He slid his
fingers through her hair and her hands stilled.I
cant. Our world needs you, he told her softly. She could
barely hear him over the din. Someone has to make sure you get
what about you? she asked, her fists clenched.There
will always be another Lantern, he told her. In fact, there would
be another one almost as soon as the wormhole closed.But
there wont be another you, she whispered almost inaudibly.
Her eyes moistened. She couldnt lose him again, not when
they were so close. They just had to jump through. They were
wasting time, standing here talking.Shayera,
two better get going, a voice from behind them said...