She had been wrong. He was pissed. The way he was talking to her... it was just as she feared. He remembered her. He remembered how she had run away from Team Rocket just after Red confronted her.
If she had battled, and defeated, Red, history could be a lot different. The man she was staring at, eyes fixated on her in an angry glare, could be ruling Kanto. Maybe all of Japan. Maybe even all of the world.
But she ran away... and honestly, she was glad she ran away. Except for right now.
Oh no. She felt the all too familiar feeling of tears trying to fight their way out. No, she thought. I can't cry. Not in front of HIM.
"I'm sorry," she said quietly, blinking rapidly. "I did what had to be done."