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The real boss wants to speak
Jack was shaking with furry as the urge to enter the next room and break Ethan in half was increasing quickly. Then the whistle on the teapot blow loudly and in his anger Jack swiped it away off the stove. Of course this resulted in many things such as him burning his hand, him cursing out loud and him making a loud ruckus in the kitchen, which oddly enough was enough to distract everyone in the other room and break up the violent mood. When the left to check on him he was shaking his burnt hand and the kitchen floor was covered in boiling water. His anger was now masked with pain from his injury as he shook his hand in pain. It was clear to anyone he had burn his hand boiling water for tea by the noise and evidence in the kitchen.
The clatter that sounded from the kitchen caused the fight in the living room to come to an end as everyone was distracted from the anger that was raging through them from the unexpected sound. Nathaniel was the first to rush out of the living room to see what the cause of the noise was. Then Ethan finally released his sister's throat and rushed out after Nathaniel. Shanae was the last of the siblings to rush out of the room, though through the aftermath of having her brother attack her, her movements weren't as fast as they would be usually as she followed her older siblings. The bruise marks from where Ethan had grabbed her throat were already showing painfully clear.
Seeing the mess all over the floor and the fact that Jack was injured, the side feelings that Shanae had first started to feel in the hospital and had been hiding from the world, including herself ever since, came rushing to the surface and she pushed passed her two brothers and ran to Jack's side. "Jack, are you OK?" She fretted, checking Jack over before moving to the sink and grabbing a towel, covering it with cold water before she wrapped it around his injured hand. This was a highly uncharacteristic move for Shanae, and her two brother's watched her with silent suspicion. Shanae did not do first aid, fretting or anything that involved openly caring for other people so they couldn't help but wonder just why she was suddenly starting to do so now. Especially considering this was a guy who she had only just met three days ago.
"Shanae babe, are you gonna treat me for my wounds?" Colm broke the short moment of silence that had fallen over the room as he walked so that he was behind the two O'Riley brothers, his denim jacket wrapped tight around his arm that had been cut open by the table when he had smashed through it. Still keeping the cold, wet towel wrapped around Jack's hand, Shanae simply sent a deathly glare in his direction. He gestured sarcastic surrender upon seeing the glare, "No worries, you don't have to if you don't want to. It's just, I've never seen you as the Mother Theresa type. Last thing I knew, the only burn you were bothered about is when your hair extensions get caught by your straighteners" He smirked as he spoke, clearly trying to wind up at least one of the siblings in the room, "But clearly you've grew up and changed a lot since I last seen you, Eamon will be so proud"
Shanae's glare intensified upon hearing Colm's sarcastic use of her father and the mention of his name caused the two brother's to turn around and send a glare of their own to Colm.
"What? I'm just saying, I'll have to pass on how you are all doing when I see him won't I? Any decent father would want to know how their children are doing" As Colm said the word father, his eyes flashed in Nathaniel's direction, he was clearly trying to wind up the O'Riley siblings and it was working.
"But anyway" Colm seemingly decided to move the conversation on, "No offence Boss, but if he's working with me---"
"He is not working with you" Ethan snapped, cutting his sentence short "He is Shanae's bodyguard"
Hearing Ethan's words, a realisation started to come into Colm's mind and, with his lips still curved into a smirk, he scanned the people around him, silently observing the room before nodding his head to confirm his own conclusion. "Oh, I see" Colm said, "I understand entirely but..." He intentionally trailed off, "No, that wouldn't happen. After all, we all know how devastating getting into a relationship with your employee can be" As he said this, he sent a knowing look to Nathaniel who had now had just about enough and he lunged for Colm, ramming his spine hard directly against the harsh wooden door frame and pinned him by his throat.
"Wanna say anymore, Davine?" Nathaniel shoved Colm harder against the wood that was digging deep into his spine, "Wanna make anymore comments?" He gave him another harsh shove, "Wanna start do ye? Huh? Huh?"
Nathaniel raised a fist and made to raise it in the air to strike the other man, his fist was moments away from connecting with the other person's skull when a gun shot suddenly sounded. The attention of everyone in the room was bought to the source of shot and Ethan was standing in the centre of the kitchen, a gun in his hand after he had just fired a bullet into the ceiling. "Now I have everyone's attention" Ethan was speaking in a calm tone but it was evident he was still furious, "This is a dangerous time. You all know how important this job is, what will happen to all of us if this doesn't succeed. So can we all just forget about the past and focus on what is happening right now? All of our lives depend on it. The way you lot have acted I have a good mind to blow each and every one of you to pieces, but I need men so consider yourselves lucky. Body guard, outside with me. Now" He demanded before walking through the kitchen and outside into the back garden, the gun still in his hand.