Confused Smog - Persona 4 the animation
'I hate him.'
Then again, she hates most police men.
It’s not him in particular, but how they can be.
Memories twist and turn inside of her,
remembering when things hadn’t always
been as it was. She decides she best hurry
along, less she blurts out what rings true
in her head.
"Thank you, sir." She bows, adding to the
overall mood of the interaction. She’s quick
to right herself and turns to leave before she
stops. She’s childish, in ways that most don’t
Hence her reasoning in having the last word.
"Though, I’d be careful. Sometimes, people
have the tendency to take other’s words in
the wrong way.”
[ if not for her outburst, the detective would have
simply walked away from the teenager, forgetting this
entire encounter on his venture back to the police
station — allowing her get away with her own stupid
mistakes. perhaps he was too nice. do you see what
kindness gets you? shit and attitudes from damn high
school kids. and he was in no mood to receive advice
from some random
little girl. instead, a hand rises —
however, not to strike the other being, but to just rest
on the back of his neck. a few ‘nervous’ scratches, and
he’d play the role of the fool once more.
the jester. yes, he’d certainly taken a liking to that
nickname. a jester could fool all who crossed his path;
deceit and lies conjured storms that merely brought
mayhem. as did he — but that was a secret the elder
would never tell.
❞ haha, really? and what would you know about that?
you’re still so young, when you get older maybe it’ll seem
different because everyone around you is so mature.
things aren’t typically misconstrued.
❝ It isn’t as if cops never lie, you know. ❞
In fact, she had plenty of experience with that.
❞ but… uh, i have no reason to lie!
sheesh, don’t give me the 3rd degree.
that’s my job!
[ defending himself would do no good — not with stubborn