"Well," Nate says, "it's probably a good thing the newbie didn't see that. Be a bit of an awkward first impression."
Home. That was all Excie needed to hear from Nick. She couldn’t wait to meet the others.Nick waves towards everything with his cigar. "Another facet of the war," he says to his new found sister, "our home base of sorts. Though I keep running the detective agency because it is a part of me, and I spend a fair amount of time on cases through it." He frowns. "Usually it doesn't get hit so hard in things, but that's war."