Tavaryn was no fool when it came to emotions. He noticed that the admiral had been crying and guessed that something was bothering her. he could also see that she was trying to be the tough soldier. He gave Alriana's hand a gentle squeeze. I'm being nice moi chroi.
At that moment, he focused and remembered what his mother had taught him about sending waves to people he wasn't bonded with. He gave a tentative and gentle reassurance while paying attention to the situation at hand. He said, "I have Alpha Team on alert Admiral. Any orders and we're ready to go."
Fen'Harel activated his comm and said, "Xandros, one of our brothers has requested you be on alert."