“Frank I can’t believe what I am hearing. Where is the money now?” “Ignacio has it in a bank in New Orleans, and the bank didn’t ask any questions.” The original paintings displayed on the walls of the restaurant now had more meaning. They became more lustrous and beautiful and they helped Jullia understand better what Frank had just said, but she still had more questions. One of them was “What happened to Filippo?”
“I don’t know, Ignacio doesn’t know, and either does Picca. But …show more content…
He felt that the stakes were too high, and that he was too flaky and controlled by instincts and emotions. There was also the vendetta, Barbara’s vendetta and you know about that. Then there was Charley Tsang who was part of the vendetta but only for the thrill of it.”
“Hard to believe that someone would be that merciless just for the thrill.” “There is more, so I’ll continue. The execution was to have taken place in
Xiamen, China by some Triad thugs, the Triad, is a Chinese secret organization that is very old. And part of the Chinese history. The execution was under the pretense that Filippo had squealed to the Italian police, and not only had Filippo made a fool out of Charley, but if he had been caught, if Charley would have been caught he would be in jail. For some reason unknown, Flossie did not like Filippo, in fact she hated him, so Charley, very cleverly, left it to his wife to be the judge and jury for Filippo’s fate. This was decided one cold night …show more content…
Frank, after looking at the extensive wine list, decided on a California PinotNoir and an Oregon Gewurztraminer. He told the wine steward to bring both at once. He then turned his attentions to Cassie and suggested that she may want to select a soufflé for dessert as it is the specialty of the house.
“Please do it, Uncle Frank as I don’t know what it is.” Cassie was a beautiful young and vivacious lady, but what Frank liked most about her was her innocence. Barbara was the reason for it for she was her Mother in many respects, but Frank always felt that some of the credit must go to Jullia. If she did take credit, she did it silently and as a sisterly duty. Frank, many times, had also wondered if her natural Father’s personality was a part of Cassie, and if it is what part? In court cases he always considered genes as a major factor in one’s personality. Now he wasn’t sure.
Frank ordered the soufflé for Cassie and left it to the Captain to make sure it was the best and “The burden is yours, and be sure and have them add a little chocolate, preferably