>>275>Speedrunner rushes forward, grabbing the falling woman and depositing her safely on the floor.
"So. . . I'm not an expert on disabled people, but destroying prosthetics isn't
something you should do, right?"
>Speedrunner begins pacing, a small trail of lightning following her as she does.
"Does this make me a bad person? Were the shop people actually the bad guys? How do I even-?"
"Shut up. . ."
>Speedrunner looks down at the woman, awkwardly trying to avoid looking at her legs.
"I was trying to steal from this place, you can even check the bag on my back, not like I can stop you. . ."
"That makes it sound even worse!"
>Speedrunner facepalms, letting out a high pitched noise.
"Why did you even do this? Did someone blackmail you, or?"
"Money. I was stealing jewelry so I could sell it for money."
"Because you were being blackmailed, right?"
"No. . ."
"I needed it for new prosthetics."
>Speedrunner lets out another high pitched whine.
"Say these things ahead
of fighting next time, that way I don't. . ."
>Speedrunner indicates at the discarded blades.
"Why, it was a good move? I thought it looked cool."
"I just. . I. . ."
>The woman rolls her eyes, pulling herself up into a sitting position with the wall.
"Are you always like this? The news reports make it look like you're cooler."
"I don't usually beat up disabled people!"
>The woman quickly looks herself over.
"I'm not injured and I was stealing from the place so. . . you can shut up with that stuff."
>Speedrunner paces for a few seconds, then takes a deep breath.
"Right. . . yeah. . . ok. . . so you were stealing stuff to pay for new prosthetics. . . but if you were doing that for that reason, how did you get those
>Speedrunner points to the discarded blades.
>The woman thinks for a moment, then looks confused.
"I can't really remember? Actually, the last day or so is really hard for me to remember, I don't even get why I was trying to hurt you, except trying to escape. . ."