“I know you can be worse than that.”
“Yes,” the Dreamer replies, “and I know you can be better.”
The Madman slowly begins to smile.
This is how it works, them being each other’s Reflections.
The Madman may be a villain, a mirror for the Dreamer, holding up his worst traits and saying “This how terrible you could possibly be.”
But the Dreamer holds up his own mirror, one that says “This is who I know you to be, darling, this is who you can become.”