“This might destroy him, Tom.”
“Doubtful,” he responds. “But if it does, it does.”
“Are you going to tell me you haven’t become attached at all?”
“I have, but I understand why this is more important. You have no reason to doubt my loyalty.”
“Good. Now, what’s the next plan of his for Vargas?”
After getting instructions, Tom goes back to the hotel. In the room, pacing, Cyrus starts ranting about how Mellie’s abortion plan is admittedly more comprehensive than Vargas’s, and ignoring the painful twinge of guilt, Tom kisses him.
It might be the last time he gets to.