As Iker and Peregrine searched the laboratory for a way to safely tranquilize their captors, they were surprised by the appearance of Colonel Ionescu.
“Me tink maybe me find you boys here,” the jovial soldier said with a smirk, nearly causing Iker to drop the vial he was holding.
“Now look, Partner, we don’t want any trouble,” Iker advised. “It’s true that you are large and combat-trained, but there are two of us, and we ain’t no slouches when it comes to a fight.”
“Me not here to stop you,” Ionescu demurred. “But you not know what you be seekin’. Me do. Me just wantin’ me squad back. You can see Bissette be an egomaniac, but he ain’t who’s really in charge here.”