"Of course," Diath said with a slight smile. There weren't any guards in the room at the moment. As trustworthy as they were, they still might let something slip. And he would never ask anyone to lie for him. "If you can find any listening devices that I missed, feel free to slash, smash, disintegrate, and otherwise obliterate them from existence."
There's a bit of the shadowy side in all of us.
Except those freakazoid Jedi nutcases.