"... Oh." Kiyoko replied rather blankly, and started to suck on his index finger with an empty gaze, as if he were trying to process each and every word, unfamiliar with some of them. "Um..." He started, though trailed off for a few seconds. "Can I be your student too?" He looked up at the guy's face. "Valorie wants to win battles... If not she gets really sad... But if I can win for her she'll be happy, right? Can you teach me?"