“Oh, just a little group I co-founded,” he says. “We’re called the Society of Intrepid and/or Experienced Gaming Enthusiasts (S.I.E.G.E.). We’re a small but devout group of gamers who regularly gather to play board, card and video games while screaming at each other. In theory, it’s fun.
“But, again,” he adds, turning and winking at you in a way that suggests you’ve either bonded somehow or he intends to knock you unconscious and do something perverse to your body. Either way, you feel creeped out. “I can’t talk about it.”