The Final Straw (again)

"You do not dislike running long distances. You want to be reminded that you can."


"And it isn't that you were carrying a heavy load. As a former army doctor you are accustomed to heavier."

"That doesn't mean that I enjoy it."

"But it wouldn't make you angry enough to drop my phone into a bin in the middle of London. And I've left you at crime scenes many times before."

"In the rain? Without my wallet?"


John stalked toward the door, leaving a trail of water in his wake. "Next time it happens, I'm binning your computer."