‘If your father finds out and shuts us down…’
Gwen lets the sentence dangle.
Then she’ll lose this cosy job that pays above average and leaves plenty of time to pursue her superhero ambition.
‘Then what’ll happen to Jackson?’
Cas focuses on her pasta. Not long ago, Gwen would have missed the clues in her body language.
‘He’d want me to terminate the relationship. He’d make me sack Jackson, too. We both know he’ll never find another job, given his – history. Father mustn’t know.’
Gwen nods. She’ll play it clueless until she finds out what Cas is hiding.