She opened her eyes to see two villains, a male and a female standing nearby, with Madcap standing between her and them..
“She looks like a right morsel,” the man commented.
I hope he means that metaphorically.
“Not saying she doesn’t,” Madcap said, “But hands off. You paid me to free you, and I can’t do that if you’re fucking around.”
“Spoilsport,” the woman said, teasing. “Come on.”
Then they were gone, and Jamie let her head rest on the pavement.
Better luck next time.
“My power didn’t work. I was strong, and then I wasn’t.”
I assume this is still Jamie?
Did she think her power was plain super strength?
“There are going to be nuances,” the Doctor said. “We could help you investigate the intricacies of your ability. But that would cost you.”
Of course it would.
“Everything costs something, here.”
“I have another idea in mind.”
“Consider this your first favor to us. Cauldron would be much obliged if you could join the ranks of the Wards, and then graduate to the Protectorate as soon as possible.”
Ooh, a bit of undercover work?
I guess this would be the NYC Wards and Protectorate, not Brockton Bay, so it’d take a while for Jamie to become relevant again, if she does.