[“Since no one died, he has multiple charges of torture and attempted murder, as well as the seven thefts he planned. Unfortunately, the most he’ll get is life in prison, but if it were up to me, I would have given him an immediate death sentence…” Lin continued.]
[Kehn nodded. “Heh, maybe one of us should keel over from our injuries so we can be rid of him,” he joked, but Rhienne squeezed his hand, now visibly upset.]
Rocore shot a glare at Kehn before turning back to Lin. “That won’t be necessary,” he assured her as he moved to get out of bed. “I’ll be back in a minute, I need a drink of something.”
Lin looked unconvinced, but she did not stop him when he moved to get a drink. Rhienne looked down at her hands in her lap, glad that the Chief would give them a small break while they recovered fully. “Rhys, why were the three of you caught so off guard?” Lin asked, now standing between both beds.
Rhienne sighed. “We were split up… Akio, Kehn, Rocore and I were fighting, but I slipped on an ice patch created by the bender. Akio ran after him, and Kehn helped me in the direction Rocore ran off. By the time we got there, Rocore was already being attacked by the blood bender…” She didn’t want to bring up the fact that she was too scared to move, and get help…
Rocore made his way down the hall and towards the cafeteria to find it was empty.. He set down at a table by himself and fiddled with his thumbs while thinking things over Why am I so Stupid! he cursed himself I could’ve kept everyone safe, but I didn’t