"Vic, listen. I know...," I didn't get a chance to finish my sentence. Vic knew his time was limited.
"Look, Randolph. You've caused me a lot of grief and a lot of trouble. Believe me, the only reason you're still breathing is because you were doing your best to protect Diana, and I appreciate that. But if you keep wagging that tongue, Randolph, I swear I'm gonna cut it out of your mouth and shove it up your ass! Are we clear on that?"
I opened my mouth to wag my tongue, then thought better of it and just nodded.