Something came up and ate my post time, so I’m going to chicken out and just post a snippet.
“You and Rogan aren’t done.” Grandma pointed her fork at me. “Just watch. Fate will throw you two together. One day you’ll just run right into him and boom! True love.”
“Well, if Fate ever does throw us together, I’ll be sure to punch her in the face.” I turned to my mother. “Are you with me on this case or not? Because you want to fight with me some more, now is the time to do it. I’m going to the Assembly tomorrow to see if I can get a read on Nari Harrison’s boss.”
My mother looked at me for a long moment.
Oh. I just raised my voice at my mother who had nothing to do with anything.
“You told me yourself, it’s your business.”
“Of course, we’re with you,” she said. “But I don’t have to tell you this is a professional hit. You need to be careful.”
“I will be. Thank you,” I said.
“It’s my job as a mother. I can’t make you stop doing something stupid. I can only help you do it in the least dangerous way possible.”