She laughed. Out front, her underlings jumped at the sound. From the wary looks, it wasn’t a sound they heard often.
“Oh, no, not at all, though should we ever need such services I cannot imagine anyone better than you to provide them. I could imagine better with a name, I suppose.”
I told her. She introduced herself as Edie. It wasn’t what the nameplate on her desk said. I went with Edie.
“So Dickens is safe. Who’s not? Rare books?”
“Any book that couldn’t be replaced for a few dollars isn’t allowed out of the building. Unfortunately, electronic devices don’t fall under the same umbrella.”
“Nintendo decks, things like that?”
“No, we only loan the games for those things. What we’re losing control of is some expensive audiovisual equipment.”