There are times that I look at you and I still can’t believe you’re real.
There was a pause. His exterior remained calm but Bill’s words worried him. How far was Bill planning to look into each of Sophie-Anne’s guests exactly? And what did he already know? Pretending to be flippant, he leaned into Bill,
“Oh, I assure you, I have plenty to hide,” Sloane teased again but then supplied, “But nothing the Queen would concern herself with,” he lied, a smile on his face. He looked at Bill for a second before saying, “Surely nothing she’d send the Talented Mr. Bill on. What juicy dirt have you dug up on me so far, anyhow? Something good, I hope. I do love a good rumor.” (x)