Sylvie had been cut off mid sentence. Alexâ€™s prospective assassins must have set up a commlink jammer that cut out the cemeteryâ€™s remaining wifi service. That Kawashira-san would spend that expense meant that Alex had been right to arm himself for war back at his penthouse. He just hoped that his assault rifle, armor, and body would hold up against the pounding they were about to take. He had a couple of nasty surprises literally up his sleeves and, if he was lucky, his feigned limp would initially make some of the yakuza soldiers overconfident initially. Alex figured he could use every advantage he could get.