'Combat stance: It may not be the best fighting style, but you're a master of it.'Logically, Camellia already knows Reseda won’t be permanently injured. Or even bothered by this for particularly long.

But “the Cat is dripping blood from an upper-extremity knife wound” has enough Bad Associations that it’s pretty hard to think around.


Man #1: Son of a–!

Camellia: I think you should leave now.

Reseda: What, so soon? Don’t you want your knife back?

Man #2: Back off, man! Whatever she’s on, you don’t wanna mess with that!

Reseda: Cretins. Are you hurt, Master?

Camellia: Reseda, I–How can you ask that? You’re the one who–