Fates Supports/Setsuna Rhajat(PC)
Setsuna: Umm, Rhajat, can we talk?
Rhajat: Hello, Mother. I can't read that look on your face. Did I do something?
Setsuna: Well, I need to ask you something. Just be honest with me.
Rhajat: O-OK... What is it?
Setsuna: Did you cast a spell on some of the villagers?
Rhajat: They wanted me to perform a good-luck ritual for their upcoming harvest. I didn't really want to, but they were so insistent that I gave in eventually.
Setsuna: Well, I've received a few complaints from them about you...
Rhajat: Why would they complain about me? I just complied with their request...
Setsuna: There's been an odd illness spreading around... I guess they've never seen anything like it.
Rhajat: I don't know why that would be. But sometimes even benign magic can have unintended side effects.
Setsuna: Well that's the thing... Some of them think that your spell is to blame for this sickness. I don't think you'd ever try to hurt anybody. But I need to know more about the enchantment you used. If it did make them sick, we need to find a way to make them better. I don't want the villagers to fear you.
Rhajat: Those villagers will be wary of me regardless of what I do. Maybe it doesn't really matter...
Setsuna: Eh? What do you mean?
Rhajat: It's just complicated, Mother. You shouldn't involve yourself in this. No good will come of it.
Setsuna: Ah! W-wait, Rhajat...
Setsuna: I'm so very tired... But I must do my best. I think I have everything. Time to head out.
Rhajat: Greetings, Mother.
Setsuna: R-Rhajat! You snuck up on me!
Rhajat: That bag is awfully large. What have you been getting up to?
Setsuna: Um... I was just about to go shopping.
Rhajat: I know everything has been crazy lately, but you look exhausted. Why don't you rest? I'd be more than happy to go to the market for you.
Setsuna: I-it's OK. I'm fine, really.
Rhajat: Is this supposed shopping trip just a ruse? You're only now leaving the house, and yet that bag is filled to the brim. You were planning to assist those sick villagers, weren't you?
Setsuna: How did you know?
Rhajat: I have a keen awareness of events unfolding around me. Do you feel obliged to come to their aid because they blame me?
Setsuna: Th-that isn't—
Rhajat: Then what is driving you to help them?
Setsuna: It's the right thing to do... I don't want anyone to suffer. I'm not aiding them because of you.
Rhajat: You didn't have to sneak around behind my back though...
Setsuna: Sorry about that. Um, I really need to get going. The villagers need these supplies...
Rhajat: Wait... I know that I'm not responsible for this illness. I'll be able to explain everything soon. But I need a little more time.
Setsuna: I trust you, Rhajat. We can talk whenever you're ready.
Rhajat: Thank you for understanding, Mother.
Rhajat: Here, Mother. I wanted to show you what I've been working on.
Setsuna: Is this some kind of...medicinal herb? I've never seen it before. Do you think it will work on the villagers' mysterious illness?
Rhajat: Yes. It took longer than I would have liked to mature. I even had to use a bit of light magic to encourage the herb's growth. If I could have brought it to you sooner, I would have. I just needed to make sure it worked first. I'm sorry...
Setsuna: How did you find this cure?
Rhajat: It took some time. When the villagers asked me to cast a spell for them, I noticed something strange... There were several people who were coughing profusely. A few of them also looked quite pale...
Setsuna: So they were already sick before you even cast that spell...
Rhajat: Yes, exactly. I had heard that there was a rare herb that naturally fights illness. I managed to track down some seeds and got to sprouting them right away.
Setsuna: Why didn't you talk to the villagers first? You could have cleared up this whole misunderstanding...
Rhajat: My sole concern wasn't their perception of me. It was their health. The most important thing was to find a cure before the sickness got out of control. All I really cared about was you trusting me.
Setsuna: You're so stubborn.
Rhajat: Um, why are you hugging me? We need to get this herb to the villagers right away.
Setsuna: I'm proud of you, Rhajat.
Rhajat: Ow, Mother. Let me go already. It hurts when you squeeze me so tightly. Listen, you should help me turn this herb into a tea. That way we can distribute it quickly.
Setsuna: You're right. Let's go...