JLS (jlsjlsjls) wrote,

Still re-reading "The Glass Key" ...

I'd forgotten what a classy character Ned Beaumont is ...

She sighed and stood up holding out her hand. "I'm sorry and disappointed, but we needn't be enemies, need we?"
He rose facing her, but did not take her hand. He said: "The part of you that's tricked Paul and is trying to trick him is my enemy."
She held her hand there, while asking: "And the other part of me, the part that hasn't anything to do with that?"
He took her hand and bowed over it.
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