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Hello snippetteers… it’s another Saturday, and I’m back with a bit more Jack and Gareth.
When it comes to his work, Jack doesn’t see the point to blow his own trumpet. He knows what he can do and goes and does it. What bugs him is that Frazer, who is equally good, has a few confidence problems – most likely because he grew up the youngest in a huge family and is the youngest in their team. So Jack’s planned a little something to show off Frazer’s talents to everyone who hasn’t got the message yet. Here he explains to Gareth why he does it, even though Gareth gets it anyway.
(And yes, it’s a fraction longer and the punctuation is a touch esoteric. Sorry about that.)
From Swings & Roundabouts
“I’m devious, you know,” he explained his reasoning. “Give me a good enough reason and I don’t mind playing dirty. I break into places, I find what’s hidden, I steal, I sabotage and it doesn’t bother me a whit. Frazer… Frazer is sneaky in a wholly different way: he does what I do, but he does it without wading in shit. Frazer doesn’t need to steal data – he makes people hand it to him with a smile.” And Jack was so looking forward to showing off Frazer’s work tomorrow.
“And together, the two of you are unstoppable. Like Batman and Robin.”
Jack sighed. “Clint and Coulson, if you must. But yeah… like that.”