Chapter 10: Little Boys Blue
My office was so quiet that you could have heard a pin drop after I'd dropped that tidbit of information. As it was, I could hear the amazed, muffled exclamations of Ms. Fey, Ms. Skye and Detective Gumshoe as I made, unmistakably and irrevocably, clear the connection between Kaine Mayhew and myself.
I also knew that they were having a hard time reconciling the unsettling disclosure that, not only did I know Kaine on a personal level, but that I had also presided as Prosecutor in the trial of Neill Mayhew, Kaine's brother. The menagerie of warring emotions that crossed each one of their faces was a very interesting study, indeed. I could all but see their mixed emotions: surprise, unease and back to surprise before understanding slowly took hold and swiftly changed into worried frowns.
Not that I could really blame them. It was a part of my past that I would have much rather have forgotten but, now that it had come back like a hau