“No,” Maria answered, “all you need to do is just have a cut on one of your fingers with the dagger.”
“What!?? Cut my finger?” Tolly asked, looking at Maria with his widened eyes, “are you mad?”
“No, that’s the best way to get you to be at one with this formation. Once the formation gets one drop of blood, it’s going to take you as its master.” Maria explained with a slight smile.
“Oh, I got it.” said Tolly, “It’s a little bit like a DNA test back on earth.”
It all clicked to Tolly that the formation needed blood to identify its owner.
“DNA test?” said Maria in surprise, “why are keeping spouting nonsense, Tolly? Stop being a coward, have a cut on your finger now! I want to see my great artwork, I mean, the formation, unite and become one with you!”
Tolly narrowed his eyes into slits and said with a grin,
“I’m not a coward, Maria, you know, I am a man with great heroism. Luna knows that very well. If you don’t believe me, you can ask her.”
Tolly never thought that she was actua