Illya watched his partner's reaction as he handed out the gifts until he took mercy on the man.
"Did you like what I got you?" Illya asked his quiet partner.
"If you would have worked on your reports, you would have found it. It was the first one I placed this morning."
Under his files, he found an envelope with tickets to a sold out play.
"A friend. Which woman will take?"
"I'll be asking my closest friend."
"And who is that?"
"You tovarisch Merry Christmas."