Calling them ladies is being way to generous.
Her her well they may not be ladies but Arik's still a gentleman. Besides, it's fun to rub salt on their wounded worlview ;)
The old biddy in the pink dress is pretty pale. I bet she's a shape shifter too and was trying to throw suspicion on someone else.
Snicker. Or I need to learn how to draw people to make them look normal, one or the other :D
No, faces just get paler when there is no blood in them, and she'd have to have a heart in order to get blood moving.