He watched Margaret leave the lab, but he kept his eyes on Evan and heard what he said. The man was ambitious and coveted all that Aldric had, but he did not have the guts to make the hard decisions and to take the risks that would lead to a life of wealth and power. Aldric despised the man, but kept him close because he was an outstanding lab assistant and because Aldric believed in keeping a close eye on his opponents.
A soft chime announced the arrival of Margaret. He wiped his hand across the desk's surface, banishing the image from its surface. "Doctor Vo, what a pleasure to have you stop by."
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