Originally Posted by JulianAR
No, no, you're not understanding. The biggest trauma is in Lee himself getting bit, not death in general. That's why, despite knowing death well, she wouldn't be able to come to terms with specifically Lee dying. Death in general she can and does accept without much afterthought, but Lee's death I would have expected her to take as harshly as possible. Which, in truth, she did. But as I said, I thought she accepted the truth a bit too immediately. It's not abnormal for someone to take the death of a dear friend more tragically than the death of someone they were simply associated with.
its also not uncommon to block out the full pain or reality of a situation until later, she knew she had to do everything lee told her and escape, but i bet she sat down at the prologue to cry, then she saw the shadowy figures