Maki: This is dishonorable.
Natasha: This stays between us. Temporary alliance?
Maki: Only until we escape this world. Then I kill you.
Natasha: Not if I kill you first.
Maki: Is this what passes for a “yes” in Russia?
Natasha: We don’t have a word for “yes” in Russia.
Maki: You are lying.
Natasha: I am.

From Secret Avengers #12, by Ales Kot and Michael Walsh.

SECRET AVENGERS #15
ALES KOT (W) • MICHAEL WALSH (a)
Cover by TRADD MOORE
“ARC OF A JOURNEY”
• The end is the beginning is the end is the…
• Unlikely partners have a meeting far away from the S.H.I.E.L.D. Helicarrier.
• The Secret Avengers run comes to its natural conclusion. Prepare your handkerchiefs.