“Could be. I don’t know the general that well,” she smirked. “Not like the old man and I are on a first name basis. His initials are T.H.”
For the first time, Deacon’s eyes twinkled. His face remained stony, but there was a glimmer of something in his eyes.
“If it’s Thomas McLain, it would explain a lot. Short guy, bad attitude, sort of exudes this aura of….” He hesitated for a word that wouldn’t offend a lady.
“Abject stupidity?” She nodded. “That’s our general. Dumbest son-of-a-bitch I ever met.”
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