Skeptic

Rory’s Story Cubes Mini-Story #16
Photo by Jennie Coughlin
Photo by Jennie Coughlin

“Don’t you ever get tired of the shadows?” Mai asked.

Alexei lowered the camera. “It’s another of those spy clichés. Where else are we to operate?”

“Sometimes I think we’re barely a step above private investigators taking photos of cheating spouses.”

“Ah, but our subjects are more interesting.” He resumed taking pictures.

“You’re taking pictures of a diplomat having sex with a woman we hired so we can blackmail him later,” she replied.

“See. Much more interesting.”