The dance hall was buzzing. I led the brutes to Maddy, and she took care of the rest.
“She’s the prettiest woman I’ve ever seen.”
Our current mark laughed.
“Man, she’s way outta your league!”
“You have no idea,” I said.
He pushed past me and brought his fingers to his lips.
I grabbed his shoulders. “I wouldn’t do that if I were you.”
“You’re no fun,” he said and whistled.
My lady rushed over, crimson hair streaming. He was dead before he even felt the knife.
“They never listen, do they?”