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Fedeltà #591

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“So how can I help?” The tonal change had been quite marked. Livia had little option but to pose the question to Mary, who by rights should have been under the table by now from the amount of alcohol she’d consumed.... but was bright as a button and quite businesslike.

Well... you could start by keeping your eyes and ears open for anyone showing off a big new diamond, or bragging about something a bit special ‘downstairs’ if y’know what I mean. Maybe asking discreetly about my Ronan’s death.”

“And why should I?”

“Because you like me!”

“Yes I do!”

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    Drew Martyn 12 months ago

    I'm happy to admit I felt particlarly stressed during that conversation. At times it was a bit too close for comfort, at times it was too close to them exploding at each other. Superb :)

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    Neville Hunt 12 months ago

    Thanks Drew. Hopefully the last line lanced the boil.

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    Drew Martyn 12 months ago

    It did indeed. In fact, I felt that the last three lines, short as they are, superbly laid the foundations for something big to be built on.

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    Neville Hunt 12 months ago

    I sincerely hope it will be big enough...

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    Drew Martyn 12 months ago

    There's a saying - "past performance shouldn't be a guide to the future". But in this case, that's crap. It WILL be big enough, I'm certain :)

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    Neville Hunt 12 months ago

    Thanks for the vote of confidence!

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