Cross lifted his hand off the top of the blender, the mixed smoothie finished. He poured the drink for himself. It occurred to him that he did not have to actually be awake at the moment but lazing about did not appeal to him. A little ironic considering his male lion genetic makeup. He gulped down the health drink, mentally and physically preparing himself for his morning run.
A knock sounded on the door. He placed the emptied cup down and headed over to the door. He was not expecting anyone.
He readied his gun in his hand before opening the door. Despite the weapon being in his hand, his expression was calm and smiling as he opened the door. “Hello?”