“Are you sure you’re willing to pay such a price? Sign such a contract?”
The voice coming from the chair, not facing me, was that of a child - but I knew that this child was the best detective in the city, along with his partner, standing beside him. If I was going to find my love, this was where I needed to come.
“Y-Yes. I need Grimsby to be found… I… I’m worried.”
“We might have a devil of a time on this one.”
I studied the other detective of Funtom’s detective agency, hesitant. He was good-looking, smart, but smiled at his own sentence. Something was funny for him… but something was off.
The chair whirled around, and the young boy - Ciel Phantomhive was his name - looked up at her. “We’ll find his scent. Go after it like… hounds.” The man snickered again, and the boy shot him a glare. “You will then fulfill the terms of your contract, yes?”
It was a relief to hear them say they would find him, and my knees almost threatened to buckle, but I nodded.
“Yes, thank you!”
And the moment I was out of here, perhaps it was time to do some investigating of my own, but on these two…