The organization likes to do their dirty business where no one can see it.
There was movement on its broad shoulders, and Puck appeared, clinging to its back, a huge grin splitting his face. All right, he announced grandly, as the troll jerked and spun around, trying in vain to reach him, I claim this land for Spain.
She seemed pleasantly surprised that I'd read the homework assignment the night before, despite being somewhat distracted by the thoughts of gremlins lurking around my computer. Apparently satisfied that I could listen and stare out the window at the same time, Miss Singer finally left me alone, and I went back to brooding in peace.