“What a mess,” sighs the hero “You see, [Sidekick]? How dangerous [Villain] can be?”
The sidekick gazes down at the ruined street with horror. Xe doesn’t say that [Villain] had been perfectly in control until [Hero] had arrived, had pulled xir out of [Villain]’s grasp. That [Villain] had lost zir temper when ze thought that xe was in danger.
How is it possible that one moment of terror had caused so much destruction?