"And then you returned to tell Jo what you had decided."
So he tells Jo, for his encouragement, that this walking about will soon be over now; and they repair to the general's.
Maggie's never told Jo how bad it's been recently with Ted.
Marmee, being the strong one, tells Jo of how she copes with her death.
He realizes that it is time to tell Jo of his feelings for her.
The screen went blank for an instant, then a message scrolled across it, telling Jo who was calling and from where.
PJ told Jo he did not love her at the end of season 9.
He also told Jo that he still loved her.
I won't tell Jo, he thought, surprising himself with his own conviction.
But he tells Jo that she is most at fault because she sat there and watched it happen, as his little girl killed herself.