The girl had been found. This was a great relief to many.
If you say so. I had the situation well in hand. She was safe with me.
In keeping others safe, I vaulted myself into harm's way. I was confident I could handle this.
*a snort* Handle others easily enough, perhaps. But not me. The General. The Alpha.
The unexpected happened. Perhaps I was not as well prepared as I could have been.