"It was a vastly important branch, in some ways the most important branch of the FBI right now, as it took on myriad global threats against the United States. And here was its head guy dumped in a cc list on a case involving a dead mule."
"Having finished his clumsy detective work, the man shook his head. Regardless of whether he or Yujin was the culprit, there was no way he could have blacked it out so completely, no matter how much he’d drunk that night."
"Compared to his living accommodations for the last five years, his plush, scarlet upholstered seat in the first-class compartment felt cozy and quite luxurious. Watching the lush green countryside blur by the window soothed him and cleared the cobwebs from his head."