It's not supposed to be like this. I'm supposed to be me, and you're supposed to get your ass kicked.
"Oh really?" D's voice is light and neutral, and if Leon hadn't been listening very carefully, he might have missed the slight tremor to it.
"Yeah, really. You're supposed to have tea ready and a cake and shit, and the goddamn goat thing's supposed to be here trying to take a chunk out of me - "
"T-chan will be so pleased to find that his ministrations mean so much to you," D says dryly. "I think it is most fortunate for us both that we're on opposite ends of a phone line."