"Wait!" Riebe nearly yelled. She fell silent and turned away from him.
"We were together," she finally said. "The last of the Sith Hunters. We were in hiding and he was asleep..." Her voice faded away.
"I found our little hiding place rather stuffy," she went on after a moment. "I went out for a little walk..." She seemed to be struggling to keep her voice level. "When I came back... they were there... the Sith... I... I walked in on them... Jack was fighting... but he'd... he'd been taken by surprise..." There was another silence. "I hadn't been expecting them... I... I might have prevented it..."
A sort of strangled moan came from her mouth and she hurried out the door. ArC stared at the door for a moment before turning back to Roma.
"She'll be back," she said. "Don't worry."