John shrugged casually. It was better to seem like he didn't care. Play off as the tough guy. He played a number of parts, depending on what was needed at any given time. And he lied as easily as he breathed.
John glanced back at her when she suggested the chimney. "You're welcome to try. I wouldn't recommend it" he said. Then again, the Mill house's usual defences seemed somewhat absent. The only way out he could see was the door he avoided. The one that led down the hallway that was easy enough to get lost in. He didn't understand the nature of the place and so he didn't want to venture down it. He hoped it wasn't their only option.
John knew he wanted to grab a few things while he was there but he had to check and see what was there. The books were there for starters and a variety of the artefacts he and Jasper had locked away over time. The messages were still written on the wall, including the one Zatanna left.
"So how come Loki never talks about you?" he asked.