@ambrosius: "...Fine," she sighed. "We won't retaliate just yet. But that whole 'running around until I clear my name' thing sounds like an exercise in futility, and very likely a waste of time. But," she relented, shrugging, "we don't have to talk about this right now.
"Sooo..." She turned and leaned back over the balcony. "What do you want?"