Y-yes ma'am...I was going to pick her up but got a little sidetracked." Rose whimpers in response.
"Well cadet, uhmm."
"Well Cadet Rose we all make mistakes, but be sure nothing like this ever happens again." The woman poorly disguising the malice in her voice.
In almost in instant the stern angry woman before us converts into a cheery almost mother-like figure in her demeanor as she switches her attention to us.
"I'm just relived both of you are ok, this isn't exactly the nicest city." She continues
"You've been awfully quiet since we left the metro, sweetie, I don't think I caught your name, what was it again?"
"You two are probably getting tired of me asking all these questions, you probably have a couple of your own, right?"