... Paranoid about being caught, paranoid about sharing their
secrets, paranoid that someone will rip off their ideas... Sometimes
you don't get the actual mission details until a second or third
meeting.''And what if you decide
you don't want the
mission?' Kim said.'Play it Belgian.' Grimm
answered. Kim paused and shrugged to Monique who shrugged back, but
didn't seem to understand it any better than Kim did. 'The
time-honored art of waffling.'
Grimm continued. 'Some double-talk here, some cagey phrases there...
A few questions answered with questions of your own... They do it
too of course. It's kind of like talking to a used car salesman, but
as long as you're patient you can usually waffle it out of them.''You'd be better off
taking jobs with clients who play it straight.'
said Kim. 'When you don't take jobs from the bad guys, you don't
have to worry about your clients pulling a fast one on you.''Not every client's a
"bad guy".' said Grimm's voice, 'Sometimes clients are
victims of espionage and they hire us to get their stuff back.
Sometimes the clients are people you'd actually like, Possible. You
might want to give them a chance before you write them off.''So what kind of villain...