"Hey now, I do believe there was going to be a bit of an exchange involved with telling this story," Alicia said, pointing at him for a second. "Until I see a broom, this matter will be very hush hush. My lips will stay sealed." She pretended to zip her lips, smiling as her hand fell back into her lap.
"Well then, I think you'll just have to close up, won't you," she sighed, sliding off of the counter. "Got a lot to catch up on." Not really, but that sounded better than 'we have a thing or two to catch up on' to her.