"Are you always like this?"
"What? Beautiful, intell-"
"Stop it. It's like...fucking someone wearing body armour."
"Intriguing. Have you ever done--?"
The hand clamped over his mouth prevented him finishing that question. He took his gaze from the tor and fixed it on Ben. Ben raised his brows; the "are you going to stop pissing around" message in them clear. Nikolas nodded and Ben removed his hadn. "It's like you're one of those ninja warriors-I ask you something but you see a weapon being thrown at you and you deflect it all hah ya hah." He made suitable small chopping motions.