|Trust but verify!|
Editing sucks, but sometimes a bit of writing speaks well:
“In the wake of their . . . loss,” Freyja replied.
“You mean in the wake of me emptying a full magazine into Alfred Waru’s face.”
“Blunt and to the point,” Freyja replied. “But always accurate.”
“Well, I practice a lot,” Del replied.
From Company of the Damned coming soon. Soon-ish.