" DASS clothing looks awful on me," Nova said. " What's your issue with being so covert about everything, anyway."
He picked at the waist of his pants.
" I just don't want everybody sticking their nose in our business," William replied. " It's not any sort of official nonsense, and I don't want to give off the impression DASS is trying to undermine the Empire's politics."
Nova looked over at him.
" You thought about that?"
" Well, I know how it looks, Nova. I've got you on me and then I snapped up Lyeha as well. Who wouldn't be suspicious of that?"
" Good point. I'm suspicious of that
" Well, you at least have a right to be."
" What does that mean?!"
" Hmmm, who knows."
" I'll figure that out when I get you bent over a table."
William seemed to have been taken offguard by that but quickly recovered.
" Oh? And when are you going to actually do that?"
" As soon as I'm in a room where I know no one's going to come barging in crying about the problem of the week."
" How decent and modest."
" Don't mock me for having the basic sense to not fuck someone when I could get caught."
" That makes it more fun, Nova."
" You're a criminal."
" Love you too."
" Fuck off."