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‘Miss Estabalíz, you should be in jail presently other than sitting in my office staring at my face.’ He said with the show of much anger.
She grinned at him.
‘We are all thieves in this world, with the bigger thieves crucifying the smaller one.’ Estabalíz said softly, ‘and there is no gain in me going to jail.’
‘One thousand accounts with no owners.’ he paused then went on, ‘how long have you been on this?’
‘It doesn’t matter now.’ She paused, then went on, ‘all I want is ten percent and we go our separate ways.’
‘You wouldn’t get a penny from me.’ He hesitated for some seconds, ‘all I am willing to offer you is your freedom and it’s the best gift a man can get.’