Guilt Leads To Pain...
Mar could sense the anguish in Serenity's mind, the scene of her master dying by his hand. And with the pressure of what was going on currently... Mar was struggling to keep his own thoughts on the matter hidden.
And then the assassin dropped on top of them. Mar was quick to ignite his saber, deflecting the imperial assassin's vibroblades with a defensive strike before knocking him back with a force push.
"Serenity... It wasn't your fault!" Mar said as he was attacked by the assassin. He once again parried the blows and struck at the assassin who dodged the moves with lightning speed. "You are not the reason your master died!"