That did earn a grimace. So, simply put, those who were standing on the opposite side of battle from him were already likely unrepentant, and trying to remind them of guilt they just did not feel would have no affect. "I understand. The only people it would work on... It would be cruel." He finally finished, not needing to elaborate.
"Yes," she agreed with a solemn nod. Alice knew full well what it was like to be consumed by guilt, and forcing that on someone else was...hard to swallow. "I tried, once, but he was too stubborn. All I got for it was a headache."
"Well," He finally said, his words slow, but sure. "I suppose then, maybe it's best that someone like you, who understands how terrible that sort of power can be, is in charge of it. The best soldiers are the ones that hate fighting, not the ones that run to it."