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( or, how i stopped worrying and learned to love the Slime )
"Don't worry, i have enough bow ties for all of you!"
Those boastful words echoed in Minako's mind, taunting her. She kept replaying the scene in her mind. They entered the negative space to rescue Ami and Usagi, and found that their friends had been... enslaved by that hideous creature. The red woman who was composed entirely of that disgusting red slime had somehow transformed them into things like herself. Ami and Usagi were prisoners of her will, and attacked them while the repulsive beast slithered out of reach. They were at an immediate disadvantage, unwilling to land any lethal blows against their brainwashed friends.
"Then what happened?"
"I told you, Artemis... she got them. Rei and Makoto, she got them both. They were both taken and enslaved, the same as Ami and Usagi."
"How did she do it?"
"She stabbed them.