Mostly everyone else was a sleep, but she continued digging. She made a promise to someone long ago, and she had broken it. She wasn’t on his side, instead she was hunting him. “I’m sorry,” she whispered sadly.
“Rouge? What are you doing, it’s late?” Knuckles asked.
“I trying to clear Shadow’s name,” she answered, not stopping. The red echidna sighed. He sat down next to her.
“What can I do to help, bat-girl?” He offered, kindly. Rogue smiled a little and the two got to work.