Chapter 15: Be Prepared
There was at least one thing that Nicholas Wilde wasn't, and that was a fool. He was sly, well mannered, a smooth talker and (as supported by his mother at least) handsome to a fault. He knew that the guys who were holding Judy hostage were going to be armed and plentiful; otherwise they wouldn't have bought an entire crack house, full of blank spots and ambush-worthy locations.
However, if there was another thing that Nicholas wasn't, it's an action hero. While he indisputably would go trough hell itself to make sure Judy or anyone else that he held close was safe, he also understood he was by no means a John Hambo or Clint Eequswood. Judy was often the one who'd handle those situations, he on the other hand had the skill of suavity, to get under a perp’s skin and know the inner workings of the street, because he'd knew it in and out. But now that Judy was missing, he would have to take a few steps that were a bit out of his character, and to do that;