What does Torque have on you ~ just how do you people profit?
Is there nasty stuff hidden in the client?
Where is the last trope to be found and the prophecy to be fullfilled?
When you rambled on about peoole taking the code hostage, was that a plea for help ~ a sort of twisted freudian slip?
We all know that Aza is incapable of that; his level of self-critiscm, doubt and thrive to act on principle rather than on a fluke is unrivaled.
He isn't necessarily stable, but he most certainly is no threat to anyone but himself. Unlike the individual that you, for inexplicable reasons, continue to protect.
Do you do what you do because you think you have no other choice?
You are old enough to know that whatever it is, it'll come out eventually - there might be a tiny bit of hope that you can ride it out and things magically change for the better, they won't.
You are needlessly dragging it out and make it worse.
How does it feel do be made a pawn?
Do you enjoy being Torque's human shield?