"Wanna talk about it?"

"About what? The fact that I strung him along for months when I knew I couldn't go through with it? I mean, you didn't see his face when . . . "

"Well . . . actually . . . "

"Sir?"

"Just a precaution, Carter, really . . . "

"Sir."

" . . . considering he did pull a background check on you . . . "

"I can handle him, Sir."

"I know you can."

"Then why . . . "

"Let's just say it was a favor . . . for an old friend."

" . . . Dad."

"You can't blame the guy. He's a very good judge of character."

"Dad asked you to, what, keep an eye on me?"

"Like I said, he's a good judge of character."

"Was."

"Sam . . . "