What is it with girls? Elliot said, splitting a smile between us. I swear, ive never known a girl who could go to the bathroom alone. He leaned forward and grinned conspiratorially. Let me in on the secret. Seriously. Ill pay you five bucks each. He reached for his back pocket. Ten, if i can come along and see what the big deal is.
First, he said, coming behind me and placing his hands on the counter, just outside of mine, choose your tomato. He dipped his head so his mouth was at my ear. His breath was warm, tickling my skin. Good. Now pick up the knife. Does the chef always stand this close? I asked, not sure if i liked or feared the flutter his closeness caused inside me. When hes revealing culinary secrets, yes.
I've spent a lot of time working on declassified documents - and they do get declassified after decades - you look at the record of declassified documents, and they are mostly concerned with keeping what the government does secret from its own population. It's mostly defense of the power system from its own population. Very little is authentic security.