I know he thinks that— after what happened in Washington— I’m not on my game. I know he thinks I’m a liability. He thinks I’ll let my emotions trip me up if I’m too close to the primary theater of war. But I’ve been running ops… losing friends… for a long time. I’ve learned to play the role of my namesake very well. Cold. Efficient.
From Fear Itself: The Black Widow #1, by Cullen Bunn and Peter Nguyen.