To pick a body apart takes special precision. You have to dig deep, deep into the flesh, through the muscles, until you hit bone. In some cases you have to dig your way through a crystal first. After months of picking and prying Zoe has managed to strike gold, which in that case, is the venerable form slumbering deep within the crystal. And a treasure she is; a female titan, finally ready for subjection to Zoe’s curiosity. She hoisted Annie out of the crystal’s husk with rough hands. She regarded her with the same inquisitiveness as she did Eren. But this time the Titan is all hers. What happened to this one, no one else seemed to care. Unlike Eren, this one had dealt a fair deal of damage, so she could be subjected to any torture necessary.
Zoe was grinning from ear to ear as Annie finally came to. “Welcome back.” Zoe greets. “You have so much to tell me!” She began breathing heavily with excitement. The kind she hasn’t felt since observing Sonny and Bean.
What she had before her was an opportunity. An opportunity to see if the human titans could feel pain, if they had any weakness and strengths the average titan did not, if they were capable of...