Lily’s hand jerked convulsively, and a look of annoyance crossed her face.
"Will you stop it? It isn’t your fault. You were in that cell with me, I saw what they did. I mean, it’d be a different deal if you were standing outside the cell and cackling, but you weren’t. It’s the Combine’s fault, not yours."
She frowned darkly at the sudden jerk.
"Don’t do anything drastic, OK? The last thing I want is to be on that monster’s hit list because something happened to you under my care."
Her lip curled slightly.
Lily’s words barely managed to permeate the haze of guilt that hung around her mind. But only barely. Some of what she’d said had trickled in, but judging by the current state of her, it would take a while to sink in.
"B-but…" she stammered weakly.
No..it was her fault…even if….even if she wasn’t laughing…it still all linked back to her…
It took her a minute to puzzle out who the “monster” was, and before she could help it, she leveled a light glare at Lily.
She had no right to judge Ada…
"Ada’s- " After a moment of hesitation, the glare softened as quickly as it came. After what Lily had gone through because of her, and the fact that she hadn’t left her to rot…
The last thing she wanted to do right now was start a fight.
So she settled for shaking her head and laying back down, staring at the wall.
"Th-the problem is…that it exists…”