Sofia's comment took Tony totally by surprise, for its accuracy and for her nerve. Was she saying she was sleeping with a black man like Marcia suggested? It was rare that Tony was caught off-guard, but her calmness threw him. He had to say something.
"I never said nothing about no black man!"
"I know you didn't, but that was what you were thinking." was Sofia's reply, "and that's because Marcia must have told you I was screwing a black man."
"Well are you?" Tony demanded, his anger starting to rise.
"Of course not, but Marcia thinks I am."