"My teacher said that even Sherlock Holmes had to start somewhere," Ira told Vincente, his voice lifting with excitement, "Maybe you'll find a bigger mystery to solve, and then you'll become the world's first real consulting detective!" His expression was triumphant, as though the situation he had described had actually happened. "What kind of petty problems, anyway?" he went on to ask, "Lost things and stuff like that?"
"Is it dangerous?" Fox wanted to know, looking up at Vincente raptly, "Have you ever had to run away from anyone?"