*Smiles at Josephine* Oh, I have not seen you in a long time either! I have missed you so, so, SOOO much!! *Her tail wags around happily.* Where have you been?? Are you hurt? Did anyone cause you trouble??? Are you hungry??
Oh don’t you worry ‘bout me, Darlin’. I got everythin’ I need, ‘xcept the honor of spendin’ time with your sweet self.
I’ve been travelin’ ‘round half the continent ‘n’ pickin’ up stragglin’ criminals… I’m sorry to say this but since Aku’s divertin’ all his bounty money to the bounty on Jack, ‘n’ Jack’s the one person I can’t exactly cut down, I’ve been dabblin’ in law enforcement. It’s more fun trackin’ down smugglers. More lucrative… *She smiles and squishes Rouge’s cheeks.* But look at you! All grown up ‘n’ sparklin’~
*Rouge listens to Josephine speak, tilting her head this way and that. She turns her head away shyly at the compliment.* Hm-hm-hmm~ I am so glad to hear your good news! *She looks back at her* So, zhat is all zah news you have? Do you… *She leans in closer and whispers* Have a boyfriend yet~?* She winks at her before chuckling* Heh, I am just kidding… mostly.
It is very nice to hear from you again, dear friend! I am not letting you out of my sight! Not for a while at least, just you watch, I— *A butterfly flutters by Rouge’s head, Rouge turns away from Josephine to look at it* Ooo…
Yes, that’s all the news I got! ‘Xcept I started a ruckus back in Aku’s city so I’m kinda barred from all bars until I can walk into an establishment with liquor without startin’ a riot… *Josephine blanches, but this is lost on the butterfly-distracted Rouge.* N-no I ain’t got a boyfriend yet!