He nods, producing a knife from the remains of his sleeve. He pushes the sliding-glass door open quietly, and you wonder for a second at how arriving by air makes B&E soo much simpler. You follow Shade through the heavy curtain and into a beautifully decorated apartment. Everything inside is antique-looking, all of it in immaculate shape. There are a few tastefully appointed weapons and paintings on the walls, too dim to make out. The hardwood floors are covered in deep persian rugs, all very tasteful, and not really what you'd expect from a raving psychopath like Alexi. Shade moves in a wary soundless crouch, which you seek to emulate, but fall somewhat short, as it is dark and unfamiliar and you're not too used to sneaking. Shade leads you down a hallway, and into more complete darkness. You follow the glow of his eyes as best you can, and follow him through a door at the end of the hall. He touches your shoulder, indicating for you to stay put, and crosses the room. There is a rustling noise as he pulls aside a curtain to admit the dying rays of the sun. The dimness resolves into a bedroom, and you can make out the shape of an enormous 4poster canopy taking up much of the space to one side of the room. The bed is empty. Shade scowls mightily, rather a frightening affair what with the glowing red eyes and fangs and all.
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