(Malacoda shifts into a shadowy, indistinct form.)
Malacoda: I'll go into full demon form to finish it off!
Mirabelle (straining): Try to hurry! I can't keep this up for long!
(The Caesar appears to recover somewhat and blocks the laser with its free claw.)
(Illyricum pokes her head through the door.)
Illyricum: Hey, I heard a-- whoa, what's goin' on in here?