That was definitely not the response Paolo expected. Maybe this was going to be easy, but then she added.
“What makes you ask?”
For once in his relatively short life, Paolo decided that honesty would be the best policy. He told it straight.
“Tony heard that you and Mary Flaherty were getting very pally and told me to find out what it was about.”
“Oh he did, did he? And so you just do what he says?”
“Pretty much!” replied Paolo honestly. “Tony’s close to the edge right now... dangerously so!”
“So tell me Paolo, who’s the snitch?”