Meanwhile, Ishtar let the man who attempted to kill her run - he had clearly surrendered - and turned her attention to the girl and those she was interacting with. For a second or two, she observed quietly, shouldering her sword as she did. Then, she called out. "Will you fight or will you surrender, foe?", she asked, slowly coming closer. "The girl's mercy is your life's thread, and serves as the reason why you are not yet feeding my fuller, fool."