Ciana stepped back for a moment, quelling the urge to lash out at that response. "Look, I'm sorry for my lack of presence when I was needed. Unfortunately, where I am at what time seems to be beyond my control." She said, complete with an annoyed aside glance to seemingly no one in particular. "I wanted to be there, make no mistake. I just wasn't.
"And if you ask me, your sister was being lenient with you." Calvin said. "If I was to act the way you're acting towards Camille, she'd kick my sorry ass to next week and back with no hesitation."
"Damn straight, buddy." Camille chirped, nodding.