↓ Transcript
Panel 1: Maida, looking downcast: "I just want to apologize... in person... for kicking you out of that game. I'm sorry."
Panel 2: Tahmaseb, smiling: "That's what you wanted to talk to me about? Orson was being an arse. You were well wiffin your rights."
Panel 3: Tahmaseb: "Watching you tear him down a peg was well worf the price of being collateral damage."
Panel 4: Maida exhales in relief. Tahmaseb: "He can be insufferable at times." Maida: "Oh thank goodness. I was so worried you'd want to defend him."
Panel 5: Maida: "And, you know, I can't really afford to stop being mates with you..."
Panel 6: Maida: "...When I don't really have a lot of other friends right now, and..." Narrator: "Shut up! Shut up! Too much! Pull back!"
Panel 7: Tahmaseb, shrugging: "Wwell, me and him are mates from way back, and we have a lot of politics in common..."
Panel 8: Tahmaseb: "But he's mostly worf keeping around for a laugh, know'amean?" Maida: "Ha-ha."