There had been a quip about looking like her mother on the tip of her tongue as they shook hands, but it was quickly swallowed upon the realization of the implications that being from their future had. "Shit. Sorry!"
"Rare object finding. Mm. Thought maybe it had to do with death defying moments." Which maybe it still did. Regulus' death was shrouded in mystery, but considering he looked just the right age for his death, maybe the rare object had some dangers of its own in the terrain or something. "Maybe still does." She verbally acknowledged her train of thought before jumping tracks to the other train.
"As to why I was fighting Death Eaters, it's a longer story but the short of it is that Voldemort? Only mostly dead in '81." Tonks paused then spoke in her fluent language of casualness that flirted with flippancy. "Evil never dies. Especially if it has minions."