Notice how they both slightly recoil when Pearl laughs. That was a really hard question to ask and they are afraid Pearl is gonna lash out at them for it.
“Rose made me feel… like I was everything.”
That is a lie right there.
Note that Pearl hasn’t learned her lessont his episode, at least not fully, and I like that. She’s still suffering, she’s still unhealthily attached to Rose’s image, but now she can begin to change for the better.
Yeah, she’s definitely changing the subject here, and Steven knows that.
But that’s okay for now, because change is slow and takes time, and Pearl will need to get through a lot of her problems to get over Rose.
What a nice, yet daunting way to end the episode.