That was the thought that haunted him. He had never wanted his Padawan to leave, and here she was; gone because he couldn't prove her innocence soon enough. Anakin sighed again.
If only Ahsoka had stayed. Then he could have showed how much he cared for the girl. She was like his little sister, and he cared for her deeply.
As he turned around to go back into the Temple, he heard her voice say; "You'll do fine. Stay strong, Skyguy".