Light had sparred with Varik on few occasions, but had fought several battles at his side. He knew how well his new enemy could fight, but that he was also getting tired from the energy required to use the Force.
Light ignited his sabers, hearing the female's message just before she vanished. Knowing that she couldn't spontaneously teleport, Light approached Horde from his side, hoping to draw his attention. He sincerly hoped she wouldn't leave when she had the opportunity.
As he advanced, he began moving slower, because he moved into a defensive, but mobile, stance.