"Wait there might still be time," Alphys' face lit up with hope. She unlatched the vent cover and reached inside, pulling Frisk out and setting them down. "If we can get upstairs soon, we might be able to trap them or trip them up with my controls on the core layout." She moved to the elevator doorway to see the destroyed machine. "But how to get up there now?"
"Can't." Undyne said. "Their hideout is back at the Waterfall. We'd just be wasting our time." She pounded her fist into the ground out of frustration.
"You think they're there already? That fast?" It shocked Alphys; she wanted to at least believe they had a chance to get them before they got away.
"Even if we catch up to them, we'd have to deal with all those gangsters." Undyne explained. "It'd be a massacre."
Habriel clenched his stomach for a second. Even though he avoided the blast. He still felt the shock wave a little bit. Looking down, he saw a little blood leaking out