“She owes the Ice Queen her life.”
That statement causes Oliver to look at me in surprise, and Riley lowers his knife. They’ve both heard my nickname. It’s been whispered in the dark corners of every intelligence agency for a decade.
“Do your missions usually contain this much arguing?” Sara asks.
“There’s a reason why I normally run solo. Never work with your exes.”
I ignore the dirty looks I know I’m getting.
Sara chuckles. “Good thing I don’t have to worry about that then.”
He was quite prepared to stand and watch me bleeding out all over the floor. To watch me die in pain because I’m evil and deserve it.” I sit back down. “He was a friend, but he hated me like I was the devil incarnate.”
Collapsing on a lounger on my deck I'm an unsightly pile of limbs. A marionette with cut strings. I watch the sun rise, dawn peeling back the night in hues of pink and blue.
I feel empty, like I’ve been hollowed out with an ice cream scoop.
I nod. My house has more security than Fort Knox, and I think my roommate is about to lose his mind. “Grab it, park your car out of sight, and ditch your phone.” I say, pulling the back off my phone, removing the battery and Sim card.
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