"That's not your fault." She said, shrugging, "No more than it's anyone else's. I should have seen it coming too, maybe tried to help instead of just running off to see mom because it was quieter there."
She shook her head then, tilting her head up into the hairpetting, brow furrowed as she tried to come up with a simile that she knew he'd understand, "Mom's emotional, same as anyone who knows the Shadows, but she's got a better handle on keeping it all in check. The difference between here and the Guildhall is like going from a very small room with two loud full-set speaker systems blasting two different kinds of metal to going to a large auditorium with only one small boombox playing classical music at a low volume."