|Guts is Special II|
decided to send out a search party to find you two, the nobles around
him strongly opposed his decision for various reasons. But Griffith
said, and plainly, 'Those two are vital to the Band of the Hawk. I will
not lose them.' That's a big deal, him saying all that. Truthfully, I am
a tad jealous." Judeau, Vol. 7
Time and time again Griffith went out of his way to make exceptions for Guts, even when it would have been more advantageous for him not to. When Guts and Caska were stranded at the bottom of a ravine and surrounded by enemies, Griffith sent a rescue party after them. This created tension between Generals and, to a much lesser degree, among the Hawks. They were not used to Griffith paying such special attention to anyone.
"You're the first person I've ever spoken to like this." Griffith, Vol. 3
liked spending time with Guts. Guts took Caska's place as Griffiths closest confidant, and spent more time alone with him than anyone.
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