Helen nodded agreement. It was all she could do right now not to completely lose herself. She was overcome with such a mixture of emotions she didn't now which one to act one first. However, the survival instinct was pretty damn high right now.
"Yeah... a break in..." she looked around. "I don't think we need to play that up too much." The place was already trashed. It could easily have been a break in. She still felt like she was in a daze. "Okay," she said, taking a deep breath and collecting her thoughts before slipping out of his grasp. "If you pull him into the living room I'll get the other rooms." She disappeared further into the apartment to grab only the few things she considered to be hers (a few changes of clothes stuffed hastily into a backpack, a secret money stash, and her wallet). She didn't need anything else. She had enough money from her job that she didn't need to take anything else. Everything else was useless. Before she came back, she made sure to trash the bedroom and then the bathroom before heading to the kitchen, where she went about pulling open cabinets and drawers and dumping their contents onto the floor.
When she returned to where Achilles was she had slung the backpack over her shoulder and nodded. "Achilles, I need to see Patroclus. Please. I need to explain."