A/N: Hi everyone. Am posting this a week early because it’s February 14th and pushing that publish button would hopefully cheer me up right now. Am temperamental that way, I guess. 🙂 Anyway, I hope you enjoy this one. Happy Valentine’s Day!
Alfred Roucan watched a group of men accompany Louis inside his mansion. He drew away from the window and faced his new chief of security Smith.
“A civilian was with Louis,” Mr. Roucan processed what the man had reported.
“You used this ‘civilian’ to make my son cooperate.” He sorted the photos on the desk into two categories.
“Louis almost overpowered my men, sir. I had to use his friend as leverage.”
“With threats, I presume. Threatened his life, perhaps?” He folded his hands on the table and locked eyes with Smith. Confident and efficient as always, Mr. Roucan thought. A little overconfident, maybe. “If Louis didn’t act the way you predicted, what would you have done then?” What lengths would you have taken to complete this task? (more…)