Silence engulfed the moment, as Walker contemplated his words to the woman he vowed to never be a part from. Then in a low calm voice, he explained the situation that they knew would again change their lives forever. “The Vatican needs my help.”
Caroline was temporarily speechless. “The Vatican?” Caroline felt her concern turn to anger. “You’re not even Catholic. You don’t owe the Vatican anything.”
“It’s…” he began only to be cut off.
“It’s nothing that concerns us, is what it is.”
“I hear you loud and clear. Now you listen to this. The last case almost got us killed. I can’t. No! I won’t go through that again.”
“I love you and I understand. But the decision is made. I will call you later.”