"Where is she?" Scarlett asked.
"She's in a safe place for now. But I'll be calling her back here soon because we're nearing the end of this thing now, I think."
"Well, what was so important that it couldn't wait until morning?" she asked, rubbing her eyes.
"Nick discovered that you took Phil Garfield's files out of the office. He's going to have you killed."
She looked shocked. "Is this a joke? I've known Nick Berman for four years. He wouldn't do something like that. Maybe he's a crook but I can't believe he's a coldblooded killer."
"Well, he is."