#ladymockingbird #so I just realized that across is like A. Cross #like #yeah #oh god i am a dweeb #why am i laughing so hard #apparently its affecting my writing skills too
“Is there something I can do to help you?”
“Yeah, actually. I’m here to pick up some files requested by my agency.”
“Files? I don’t think we had an- Oh! Sorry, I completely forgot. What files did you need again? I’ll quick go round them up.”
“Oh, it’s no problem.” Morse shot the woman a quick grin before returning to her professional(ish) self. “Just some on a potential target I’m tracking. They should be under ‘C’ I think— C for Cross.”
“Mhmm. It’ll only take a moment,” the soft noise was accompanied by a gentle tutting sound as Marta moved over towards one of the heavy duty doors in the back. “I’ll just need you to leave your agency ID and any request forms you may have on the counter!” She made sure to raise her voice just enough so that she could be heard over the sound of the electronic locks clicking open to let her slip through.
The files were kept under lock and key and even then, when they were released it was always tricky business. Flipping through the several files she found the proper letter. Marta didn’t know the participants by name, only by number. So to her, Cross was Number 5, nothing else.