Kale (narrating): When security officers with magical shielding finally showed up at my door . . . I tried to come clean about everything.
By that point, I thought my multi-year record of “not hurting anyone” should count as proof that I wasn’t too dangerous to train.
And since my magic was healing above and beyond what Northwind’s products did — I thought I could help a whole lot more people, too.
Thorn: Oh, I just bet you could’ve. Is that when they hired you? To make sure they could keep you on a short leash?
Kale: Well, uh. I’m pretty sure they tried to have me killed first.
But after that, I got the job offer —
Thorn: Wait, wait! Sorry, can you go back to the killing? Just for a second?