Novel: Occult Adventure
I convinced her to go out and bring us some food before she left. After all, we didn’t have much of a chance at winning on an empty stomach, and she wouldn’t want her customers dying on her right after receiving product, right?
“You know,” I said, taking the bag. “I think you’re okay, for what it’s worth. I don’t think you’ll use that other watch against Sam.”
She tossed her head to the side and suppressed a smile. “I think you need to be less trusting.”
“No, I can tell. You’re a good person, if a little stuck up.”
She frowned. “And you need a brain-to-mouth filter.” She glanced at Sam, still asleep in the bed. “There’s so much more I could tell you. I think I even should tell you. But perhaps you shouldn’t hear it from me.” She sighed and turned, waving as she walked down the corridor, as I stood there puzzled. “And besides, you have nothing else I’d want in exchange for such information.”