Chapter 18 Dinner
- " No , truly , I don't . I'm perfectly wiling to help negotiate agreeable business, but I simply have no relations . My father died ten years ago , my mother long before that . I have no wife, " he continued , as though making a list , " no grandparents , aunt's , uncle's , or cousins to speak of; If I have any children their mothers never thought to notify me ---"
- " I get the point , peacock ," she interrupted sharply . Lynnette was not at all sure she believed him , but she could detect no lies in those silver eyes , and his voice held the ring of truth.
- It was certainly possible that the man didn't have any family, though unlikely . Damn , this complicated things .