Subject: Charlotte nodded.
Posted on: 2019-11-02 14:15:49 UTC

"See, hon? Nothing to be ashamed of," she said, elbowing Ix gently. "You're really not as ugly as you think."

Ix, eyes bright with unspilled tears, yanked her cowl back down and ran off. She managed a good pace despite her limp, and disappeared into the crowd.

Charlotte hesitated, wanting to run after her, but at the same time realizing somewhere along the way, she'd messed up, bad. "...I just wanted her to feel better," she said miserably.

((Downsides of being a badfic rescue with no previous personality: you cannot people, sometimes.))

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