“You endorsed the letters as documentary and authenticated evidence. We view this alleged libel as the final step in a systematic persecution of Miss Pigot.”
“Persecution?” I lean forward to make my point. “I merely expressed an informed opinion of the woman.”
Mr. Carruthers continues as if I haven’t spoken. “My client informs me the charges made against her in those letters are untrue and unfounded. Your concurrence with those allegations can only be seen as the product of a deep-seated malice.”
“Poppycock!” I explode. “Her behavior has caught up with her, and she wants someone to blame. Well, she’s looking in the wrong place. I’ve done nothing more than my duty.” I stand. “If that’s all you came for…” I gesture towards the door.
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