He's willing to accept, given who I'd be acting as secretary for, my main role as bodyguard would be to die very noisily and messily, and thus give you all the warning you need. I believe I can manage to do so with my present competencies. LOL!
I think there's another fic in there somewhere about what happened with the boys, but both Zack and the General are keeping quiet about it for now. Hmmm... that's always a good sign (for the ensuing story, anyways) ;-)