“Public? What possible good would it do me to go public? The public knows you’re scum, but you’re Vice-President anyway. They don't care. So what would I do? Go to the Police? Or the FBI? Or my old friends at the CIA? Why? What could – what would any of them do? No no. I wouldn’t go public.
Only then I discover this cur has telepathically leached off my pain and aesthetic might in an effort of purest chicanery!
“I’ve compromised their security system,” Nightstick said, quietly. “The feeds won’t show us in there, and Carter will be tied up in red tape for at least seventeen minutes. The door’s locked and I’ve set a secondary lock-seal on this side to reinforce it. This is our window.”
“Gotcha.” Paragon took a deep breath. “I’ll take bad cop,” he said, after a moment.
Nightstick turned to look at Paragon.
“What? You said it yourself. We’re low on time.”
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Salome made a face. “Can’t you pretend to be enthralled with me and hang on my every word? These interruptions grow tiresome.”
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