“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.”