she is seriously in love with kudou,
but he is way too stupid to understand her feeling...
so who says kudou is the smartest guy?
he is dumb than dumber to pick failure heroine like RAN!!!
If you just did nothing because you thought it wouldn't help, then you'd end up doing less than nothing; for nothing would change and nothing would end. (Kira Yamato - Gundam Seed Phase 34: Seen & Unseen)