Danger in the Shadows: Ch. 14More Like This
Chapter 14: Pressure Point
While Jaeger prepared to make the first cut with the knife Basil’s mind was racing as he tried unsuccessfully to twist his body away. “Does Ratigan really give you all the honor of killing me while he isn’t here?” he asked to stall for time, looking for any excuse to distract the Australian mouse.
“Who said anything about killing you, mate?” Jaeger chuckled grimly. “I’m just gonna teach you a few manners.”
Basil raised an eyebrow as he glanced down at the dagger. “With a hunting knife? My dear sir, manners are taught by gestures and words. In order to teach manners, one has to possess manners himself and not behave as an uncivilized savage.”
In an instant the knife was at Basil’s throat. “You blasted posh Englishmice and your bloody uptight customs,” Jaeger growled. “Thinking you own the bloody world and looking down your noses at the rest of us. Well, let me tell ya, ma