Joan doesn't remember anything that happened while fire was running the show, so even though she intellectually understands what happened she's not going to have the same emotional reaction she would have if she had actual memories. Hence lack of strong feelings of guilt, and a following sense of guilt for not feeling more guilty.
re blackpickles: Now that he's been caught in his lie he should be pretty truthful from here
re pfmoi: too bad his highly efficient strategy didn't work. Now he has to deal with emotions.
re Azhtann: cool, I'll start doodling some stuff and see what I come up with. Let me know if you come across any more pics.
re Kadtie: Eek, that is pretty unpleasant winter weather. Hope things calm down from here on.
re Jae87: yeah, Drake's position in relation to the fire god does not make him look good.
re AyoWolf: and Teddy is certainly good at it.
re dragonmaiden50: Yeah, loose ends in stories always crop up again.