"I know you didn't." Juliet assured the other mermaid, sitting up and rubbing a bruise on her side. It had clearly been a lure for them, a shiny object to get their attention and bait the trap.
She was trying hard to keep her wits about her and not freak out. It reminded her too much of what happened in the Other Place for comfort. Seeing Cora effortlessly change her tail into legs didn't help matters, and she stamped down on the jealousy to avoid saying something she'd regret later.
"I'm bruised but I'll live. If I can get to water."