Jade glaring at Aldarn and saying that neither Elyon nor her lapdogs deserve her respect.
Jade being Genre Savvy enough to give Nerissa a fake name.
Jade pulling a Stealth Hi/Bye on Nerissa and Miranda after escaping being crushed by rocks. Also a CMOF.
Right after that, she came up with a reasonable excuse as to why she didn’t use her Casting a Shadow powers to escape on her own.
Jade’s performance during the operation to capture Tynar was pure this. Heck, not only was Jade surprised at her abilities, even Miranda, who’d been antagonizing Jade since they met, was forced to admit that it wasn’t bad.
Likewise, her performance during the operation to capture Vathek. She manages to keep Hay Lin and Irma too busy dodging a rain of shuriken to be able to actually fight.