[Lab]

"Alright, Doctor. Please, continue," Emma says, far from the bouncy, friendly young lady she initially appeared to be. "I'll await your results with great anticipation."

And at this point, perhaps we can timeskip to the point when the prototype is complete.

[Surgical Wing - The Kingdom of Kulaxis

"Why thank you ma'am. It's an honor," Gary says, looking her squarely in the eye with a stony expression. Immediately after which, he lets out a silly little laugh.