Trace: Rose? Is everyone safe now?
Rose: I’d almost forgotten. This feeling… it’s like a veil was lifted… one I wasn’t even aware of. I can see now… That’s where that thing was kept…
Rose: Yes. They’re safe now. I sent them to the dungeons.
Trace: The… dungeons?!
Rose: It was the default place. I didn’t have time to think about it once the restrictions were lifted. I could send them elsewhere now, but I figure they deserve a time out.
Trace: Rose… are you okay?
Rose: Yes… sorry. This is just… a bit disorienting.
Trace: What is?
Rose: …As you may have guessed, I’m not a normal servant.
Rose: An estate this size simply can’t be run by one person. That didn’t stop you from trying. In your eyes, there wasn’t a problem that couldn’t be solved with magic.
Rose: I am… integrated. Like a spider-web, I can feel everything happening in or around the walls. I can understand now why you kept me restricted. This much control is dangerous. I still can’t outright attack you, but it’d be trivial for me to arrange your demise now.
Trace: But you wouldn’t, right?
Rose: …No, of course not.
Trace: Why did you hesitate like that?!
Rose: I had to think about it.
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