Chiyo's widened eyes were still upon the dead bandits, the look in her eyes difficult to discern when she suddenly spoke up, clearly addressing the Ratling and the Soshi Magistrate.
The Kitsune's words were genuine, even though at first, she did not avert her eyes from the dying ronin.
Once she did, her first concern were her clearly rather skilled companions, but she could not find any injury on them nor did she remember either of them being struck.
Her own arm stung slightly, but upon close inspection - the wound proved to be little more than a nasty gash. Nothing she could not deal with nor something which might hamper their movements.
The young Kitsune once again looked at her assailants - or rather, her former assailants. Her on barely held as she studied the men, never having gotten truly comfortable around slain or dying people.
However, in this case, the woman forced herself to face the dead and dying ronin.
She had wanted to inquire as to why these ronin had so haplessly attacked them. If they even had an ulterior motive other than greed and whatever other ill motives inspired their ilk.
Still, the Scorpion's words puzzled the woman and once again made her wonder about their experiences in this area.
"These... Ronin," the Kitsune quietly started. "Are... Were they allies of the one you seek?"