“Mr Grimper, I heard what you said earlier. Pray enlighten us as to how a paltry solicitor came to this most extraordinary conclusion whilst still sober.”
Happy with his putdown, Lord Grope chuckled to himself.
“I’m only too happy to oblige, my Lord.” In keeping with his new persona of Cool Hero, Arnthwaite Grimper was unperturbed by Lord Grope’s comment. “Allow me to elucidate. This won’t take long, but you may as well all make yourselves comfortable.”
Mr Grimper stared pensively through the window as the others settled themselves, looks of varying degrees of guilt on each of their faces.