“You did it, Riley!” he affirmed, giving her a rough squeeze. “I know how scared you've been. But you faced down your fears, and you gave Tsali pause. Great job.”
Dazed, she looked up at him. “How much ‘pause’ can I have given someone who would execute his own men?” She shook her head. “I didn’t accomplish anything, sir, except maybe flipping him off.”
And Jack and Will just left with that... sociopath.