Artemis entered the mountain, carrying an unconscious Becca. Megan was flying behind her, feeling as worried as Becca was bruised. Cassie followed, looking perfect.
“What happened?” she asked, feigning innocence as they entered the entertainment section.
“As if toi don't know!” Artemis snapped.
“Yes toi do! toi attacked Becca because you're a-a-a demon!” Megan fired.
“I don't know what you're talking about.”
Cassie put on a hurt face but Artemis put Becca in Megan's gentle care and slapped the phony act off.
“Stop! Just stop! toi are being so immature! You're playing games and you're attacking us when the guys aren't around! I saw what happened the other day; toi attacked Becca because she challenged you. And toi got scared so toi screamed. Then placed the blame on her! And you're doing it again because toi have a thing for Connor! So STOP!”
Artemis was breathing deeply after her tirade and stared at a glaring Cassie. She stepped closer the the Wonder Girl and spoke in a low, almost demonic voice.
“If toi ever lay so much as a finger on Becca, I will cut that hand off, tie toi up, and throw toi off the nearest cliff! toi may be a powered freak but Becca is my friend. And I will protect her to my own death if that's what it takes.”
Both of the girls left, Artemis reclaiming Becca. They entered Megan's room, placing Becca on the bed. Megan sat on the edge, closer to Becca's head. Artemis supported the ebony haired girl and looked at her telepathic friend.
“Can toi revive her?”
Megan entered Becca's mind. It was a jumble of activity and memories. Scenes flashed before her and it seemed like a busy highway. Sparks of color caught her eye every now and then but Megan remained focused on the task at hand. After several minutes of probing, Megan released her mind link to the other girl.
“I don't know if it worked. But it should at least help her.”
“As long as she's okay.”
“She will be.”
A knock sounded at the door and both girls turned to look as it opened.
“Hey,” Robin greeted.
“She'll be fine,” Artemis answered, looking back to the girl she was holding.
“What did toi find out?”
“Nothing much,” Megan answered. “Just a few flashes of her memories. They were moving pretty fast for me. But I didn't learn anything important.”
“Do toi know when she'll wake?”
“Not for a few hours at least. We'll call toi when she wakes up, okay?”
Robin nodded and left, closing the door. Megan looked back to Becca.
“I feel horrible,” she admitted.
“Why? What did toi do?” Artemis asked.
“I started this. Becca only challenged Cassie because I told her how worried I was. That I would loose Connor. She would never ave been hurt had I opened up.”
“But toi might have left if toi hadn't. Then Becca would have blamed herself. Don't regret it Meg. Becca's a fighter. She'll push through like she always does. Endurance; it's what she's made of.”
“I know. I just feel so guilty.”
“Don't! You'd do the same if the situation was concerning Robin and Becca.”
“...You're right. I'm just beating myself up.”
“Yes toi are. But we have Becca to worry about. We need to take to the infirmary.”
Megan nodded and picked the girl up. They made their way to the hospital wing and put Becca under the X-Ray machine.
“We need to check for broken bones,” Artemis clarified.
“Right. How do we work this?”
“Just type in the code. But cover Becca with that blanket thingy first.”
“I hope she's alright.”
“She'll be fine.”
Both turned at the voice. A girl with brown hair and yellow highlights stood beside their wounded friend.
The girl smiled, flapping her white wings. She put a hand to Becca's cœur, coeur and pushed gently. A minute later, Becca opened her eyes and smiled weakly.
“Devin. toi dyed your hair.”
“Yeah. It's safer than people knowing I'm the 'adopted' sister of Robin.”
Becca smiled and moved her head.
“I'm tired. May I go to sleep now?”
“Of course, Sparrow. Of course.”