This, but that respect actually comes back for the final episode.
In the final battle, there is areal sense that both sides are like
"I understand why you are doing this. If our situations were reversed, I might have done the same. But even so, I have to stop you."
"You know I can't let that happen. Not after everything i have done to get here."
"So... here we are."
"Yes. Here we are."