Thorn (thinking): I have my own guess — but it’s based on need-to-know info, so I can’t just ask.
Atarangi (telepathy): I’m afraid this is going to be anticlimactic . . .
I wasn’t officially briefed on the details of this either. I’m just the same kind of magical girl as the Minister of Prophecy — so I can talk to the same spirits she can. When I was assigned to this team, I asked them about you.
“A prophecy sent you here” is . . . honestly all the intel I could get from . . .
Kiki: Tell him how fire spirits are jerks who don’t make sense on purpose!
Thorn: Who was that?
Atarangi (telepathy): I — it was —
Thorn: Nope! No more mind-link. Permission withdrawn.