Van grabbed her with both hands at her wrist and started to pull her up with a grunt.
"You weren't lying when you said you were pretty set in there," he said with a pant. He had the huge fireball candy pushed to one side of his mouth. "Isn't there some way you can conjure that thing away?"
He was referring to her blade.
yes i'm a sexy free and single ಠ_ಠ