Pluto hugged her daughter tightly. "I know the truth would hurt sweetheart, but you are handling it well. It's ok to cry though. You should let out all your emotions so you can clear yourself of them." She ran her fingers through Hotaru's hair, holding her close. "Hotaru, what did you mean by 'They didn't come after me because they knew they were neede...Princess's needs come before family needs?'" Pluto asked.