Grant lowered the maps quietly onto Sasha’s desk and turned to leave the room at the same steady pace that he’d used to sneak in.
“How did the scans not pick up their presence, how did they creep under our radar, how did we not know about this Grant?”
Stringing together an eclectic concoction of curses in his head, Grant stopped and spun around to face Sasha, the surveillance screens shimmering in front of her as they switched from location to location.
“At least you got you brother out alive and we have now been alerted to the threat, I think a plan of action instead of questioning your performance as leader of Headquarters might be a more productive use of your time right now, don’t you?”
He watched as the muscles in her jaw started their off-key dance and held his breath, he suddenly didn’t want to know what plan of action was about to roll off his boss’ tongue.
I wanted the ‘Headquarters’ segments to work just as well on their own as they do together. I hope I’ve managed to achieve that. If you’re interested in reading more of the series, check out the links below.